Healthy Runner Podcast

Healthy Runner Podcast

Run stronger, faster, and without injuries? Yep, you don’t need to be a frustrated runner that constantly has to stop running. I'm Dr. Duane Scotti, a running physical therapist, coach, and founder of Spark Physical Therapy - Healthy Runner. I'm here to share everything I have learned as a former often injured adult onset runner! I will also interview experts in the running and health world to share their knowledge and wisdom that will inspire you to stay active, stay healthy, and just keep running well into your 40’s, 50’s, and beyond! You could just be starting your running journey and looking to consistently run for stress relief or be an experienced marathoner, we have something for you on this podcast! We discuss practical ways to improve your running strength, training, nutrition, and mindset! If you want to get stronger, run faster, and enjoy lifelong injury free running then you have come to the right place! If you like what you hear, please subscribe, follow, rate and review the show so more runners like you can find us!

Episodes

May 26, 2022 47 min
Get back to running faster after a sprained ankle!    

Ankle sprains are one of the most common traumatic injuries runners face and could potentially wreak havoc on your training whether you are trying to get out there a couple of times a week for some mental clearing miles or have a big goal half marathon or marathon coming up.

 

Dr. Duane Scotti will provide you the critical steps in ankle sprain recovery and prevention so you ca...

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Have you been out on a run and you roll your ankle?  Before you go to the walk-in clinic to find out if it is broken or if it is just a sprain, you will want to listen to this training.

 

Dr. Duane Scotti will share with you the steps you need to do to determine if you have a sprained ankle or broken ankle so you can get back to running and spend less time and money at the doctor’s office.

  

In this episode, you are going to learn...

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Do you want to know how to get back into running after childbirth?  We are talking about postpartum running with an expert who has done it herself personally 2x and now helps women overcome this common fear and problem.   

 

Dr. Amanda Olson who is a mother of 2 boys, runner, PT, pelvic floor specialist, running coach, Pilates Instructor and Chief Clinical officer and President of Intimate Rose, where she develops pelvic health pro...

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Have you been laid up for a while and it caused you to not run for a year?  Have you battled an injury and  were told to stop running?  Did you have surgery? (Could be injury related or unrelated to running)  

Have you been “cleared” to run by your doctor, surgeon, or PT but you don’t want to hurt your knee or body again?

 

Would you like to run pain free and get back to running more miles than you ever imagined?

 

If so, I have ju...

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Do you want to run the Boston Marathon one day or do you want to just learn a little bit more about this iconic race and the chasing unicorn phenomena?  

In today’s episode, Shana Miller of Stiletto Running and our very own Healthy Runner Coach Lu will share their 2022 Boston Marathon experience with you as everyday regular runners just like you and me! 

 

If you are a non professional runner like Shana and Lu, just got a BQ, striv...

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Do you struggle to get in your strength work or you don’t know what to do or how you should schedule your strength days in with your running?  

In this episode we are going to chat about all things strength training to run safe and run fast so you can gain some insight, confidence, and clarity on what your strength training should look like!

 

Dr. Scott Greenberg is our guest today and he has an extensive background in all areas of...

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What are macros and how do they fit into a runner’s diet?  We are talking about the basics of nutrition for running with registered dietitian Brooke Czarnecki on the Healthy Runner Podcast. Brooke is our healthy runner go to expert when it comes to running nutrition and she will discuss how carbohydrates, proteins, and fats play an integral role in your body and your running performance. 

 

In this episode Brooke covers Nutrition 1...

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Will you be running your first race? Do you love to run races but never seem to put all the pieces together?  You either don't eat the right food, get enough hydration, or always seem to rush to the start line and forget something!

We are here to help you!  In this ultimate deep dive training, coach Whitney and I will share with you the true, tried, and tested strategies to executing the perfect race!   We will cover everything...

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Do you want to know what common running mistakes are and how you avoid them?  What you should not do while running or how to know if your running form is bad?  Have you considered getting a gait analysis by a professional?  

In this episode, Dr. Doug Adams is going to simplify the complexity of running and share with us the 5 most common running flaws and how you can figure out if your running form is bad and needs some improvement...

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Are you a runner looking to get stronger feet?  Do you want to know the best ways to activate, strengthen, and recover those puppies after logging all those miles?  Feel more to move better for running with Dr. Emily Splichal who is a Podiatrist, Human Movement Specialist, and is the mind behind Naboso Technology. 

 

With a spirit to challenge conformity, Dr. Splichal has taken her conventional Podiatric Medical degree and combined...

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Are you a runner who has wondered, how do I run intervals or incorporate running speed workouts to get faster?   Do you want to know how to run intervals and if interval running is good for beginners?

 

How fast should you run intervals?

 

How do I do track workouts for distance running?

 

If you have ever tried doing interval track workouts in the past but you either didn’t complete the workouts or you found yourself getting injur...

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  To run or not to run is the question when you have a running injury!  Are you thinking…should I run through this pain?  We have all been there before and we have an amazing returning guest on the Healthy Runner live show!  Brodie Sharpe is a physiotherapist and host of the Run Smarter Podcast and is here to share specific guidelines to keep you on the road doing what you love!

 

In this episode, we discuss:

 

What causes running ...

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 Do you feel like you’re too slow to consider yourself a runner? Do you feel like because you’re a beginner that you can’t call yourself a runner? This episode is for you! Tune in to hear our very own Coach Whitney chat with us about what it means to be a runner… regardless of the speed and finishing time! 

 

Related Resources:

 

Episode 15

How To Start Running: A Guide To Running For Beginners: https://sparkyourtraining.com/runnin...

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Running questions that you want to know the answers to… our Healthy Runner LIVE show was absolute fire with an ask Duane anything episode!  This was so much fun to crowdsource questions from our healthy runner community about running injuries, nutrition, supplements, and training!   

This was a straight value packed episode in which Dr. Duane Scotti and our healthy runner coaching team answer your questions about… 

  • Achilles tendini...
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    5 mistakes runners make to get rid of their knee pain?  

     

    Yep, you are probably doing one of these…

     

    Tune in to learn what they are and learn what causes knee pain in runners and how to avoid these mistakes.  Learn about Runner’s Knee and IT Band Syndrome and how to treat and prevent these common injuries.

     

    These are the strategies that have helped thousands of runners I have had the pleasure of working with during my career as ...

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    Do you want to get stronger, run faster, and stay healthy?  You probably do because you follow this show!  

    In this episode, we walk you through the foundational principles of this podcast and the SPARK blueprint.  Follow these and you will prevent or heal from injuries without being told to stop running!  This is an amazing conversation I had with 2 running physio’s Carolyn Coffin and Kim Senechal.  Want to know the best part abou...

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    Want to plan your race calendar like a pro without getting race disappointment, burned out, injured, or having FOMO?

     

    ​​In this episode, our very own Coach LaToya will cover:

  • Best recommendations and approach for planning your annual race calendar
  • How many races should you run in a year?
  • How much time do you have between running races?
  • What if you are not a competitive runner…do you need to plan in advance still?
  • How do I get over FOM...
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    We are going to bring road runners and trail runners together today!

     

    Running is life, Life is running...What inspires your sole?

    In this episode we are going to chat about some common questions we get within our healthy runner community when it comes to trail running, maybe we will bust some myths, and then we will also talk about some healthy running tips by 2 running health experts and how running has inspired Carolyn and Kim t...

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    Do you want to know the nutritional habits that you should be focusing on in the new year as a runner?

     

    Well that is what we are talking about in this episode with our resident running registered dietitian, Brooke Czarnecki!  

     

    Brooke shares 4 actionable nutritional habits anyone can implement for you to build a strong and healthy relationship with food and help your running in 2022.   

     

    Want to know what these 4 tips are?  List...

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    Don’t think you have what it takes to be a “runner”?  Think you are too big, slow, or just not fit enough to run?

     

    Well, I have a special treat for you today with our guest India Cook who is just a ray of sunshine and positivity.  India is an avid Atlanta-based runner, YouTube vlogger, podcast host, RRCA certified run coach, race announcer, and motivational speaker!

     

    We chat about an all-important topic that any BODY can run as i...

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