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#372 The 3 forms of stress when you start running after injury

There are the three forms of stress that can affect you and the injured tissue when you actually get back to running after you’ve been injured and you feel like you’ve recovered.

I was just recently doing a telemedicine visit with someone who had an injury and was getting better. She was told to start running, but she wasn’t really given any specific instructions.

She was told, “You can go and just kind of run a little bit and see how it feels.”
If you’re a runner and you haven’t been running for weeks because of an injury, you’re probably going to feel so good when you start running that you’re going to do too much. If you do too much, and then you start having pain, you’re going to completely freak out because you’re going to be worried that you’ve completely set back your injury.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the three forms of stress when you start running after injury.

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#294 Stress reduction is critical during coronavirus lockdown downtime

I listen to lots of podcasts and I recently have heard lots of other speakers in all genres talking about how important it is to stay healthy and avoid illness, and reduce your risks or contracting Covid-19. 

All of these people are right. Now, more than ever it is important to maximize your immune system.

In thinking about that, I realized that all of these same strategies people are talking about to help you avoid a viral illness can also help you heal from training, prevent over training and maximize recovery after hard workouts.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about how stress reduction is critical during coronavirus lockdown downtime for runners.

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#293 Top 3 Coronavirus mistakes for runners

Right now all of us are inundated with rapidly changing circumstances and a wide variety of news stories about the coronavirus. With all of the uncertainty, none of us really knows what we are supposed to do.

As a doctor who focuses completely on helping injured runners get back to running, most of what I do Is recognize mistakes in training and the recovery process causing failure.

But what I do know is that right now, all over social media, I am seeing examples of completely avoidable mistakes which could have serious consequences.

Make no mistake, I think runners should keep running, even when they began to encounter an overtraining injury. But it’s all about taking a sensible approach. It’s about managing risk. In some activities are riskier than usual right now.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the top 3 coronavirus mistakes for runners.

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#147 How much stress reduction does your foot need to heal and run?

Any over-training running injury is caused by too much stress applied to that one structure. Once it starts to heal and you are trying to return to running, you have to keep the overall amount of stress applied to that one healing structure low enough so it can continue to heal even while you ramp up your activity.

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Stress Related Eating and the Consequences for Injured Runners with Stephan Guyenet, PhD

Subscribe: iTunes | Android Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about Stress Related Eating and the Consequences for Injured Runners. Dr. Segler: I’m really excited to have Dr. Stephan Guyenet as a guest expert today. Dr. Guyenet spent 12 years at the University of Washington as a neuroscience and obesity researcher. […]

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