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#779 Workout while waiting to heal

You should work out while you’re waiting to heal. And that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.     I know that injured runners all realize it’s a problem that they’re not working out when they get an overtraining injury and they’re told to sit still. But it’s not […]

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#723 First step sit still and wait

Yesterday I called a recovering runner, just to check in and see how he was doing, because he had done the Fast Track Challenge 2 months ago.

He’s doing great. He has recovered and gotten past his injury.

He said he learned a lot in the Challenge and has applied it to his training.

He’s on track for running ultra-marathons this year. He has a coach. Training is in full swing with no limitation from the injury and got him into the Fast Track challenge.

Something he said on that call actually kind of shocked me.

I asked him, “Is there anything that you wish you could have done differently if you went back?”

He answered, “Yeah, I would have called you sooner for a consultation.”

If you ever run into injury many times, your first step is to sit still and wait. Sometimes that’s a problem and that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#696 Work out now or do more workouts later

You can work out now, or you can work out more later. Those are your two choices, and that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc on the Run Podcast.     I know when you sign up for a marathon, your coach gives you a really clear plan on what to do, and […]

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#183 Put the trouble in the middle of the run

If you think about most of your runs, you do a warmup, you do the body of the workout, and then you do a cool down.

One thing that is interesting is I have recently noticed a number of runners who have gotten injured by doing runs where they’re finishing on the hardest part of their run.

That can put you at risk of an over-training injury.

Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about why you should put the trouble in the middle of the run.

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#178 Cycling workouts for recovering runners

Resting is not all healing. If you rest too much, you’ll get weaker.

If you want to get back to running, as soon as you’re healed, you need to do something to prevent all of the changes that can slow you down and put you at a higher risk of re-injury once you actually do get back to running and training.

Gravity and the pounding forces associated with running…that’s only one of a half a dozen contributing factors that can prevent healing of a running injury.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about cycling workouts for recovering runners.

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