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#862 How self judgment may be slowing your injury recovery

Sometimes when you get injured and have to stop running, you start to lose your identity.

One of the things that I notice most in runners who have gone weeks or months without running, is they are really bummed out.

These runners seem really grumpy. In some cases, they don’t even view themselves as a “runner” anymore…well, because they’re “not running.”

If you want to heal and get back to running as quickly as possible this can be a real problem.

How can self-judgment actually slow down your injury recovery when you have an overtraining injury as a runner?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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