Healthy Runner Podcast

Healthy Runner Podcast

Run without injuries or pain? Yep, you don’t need to be a frustrated runner that constantly has to stop running. That’s what I am here for…to teach, educate, and discuss all things related to staying healthy so you can continue to run into your 40’s, 50’s, and beyond! Do you want to know how to shave time off your latest race PR? Do you want to continue training without having to be told to stop running in order for your injury to heal? You could be an active adult looking to start a couch to 5k program or an experienced marathoner, we have something for you! We discuss practical ways to improve your running strength, training, nutrition, and mindset! Host Dr. Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS is a practicing physical therapist, educator, researcher, and founder of SPARK Physical Therapy, LLC.... Show More

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July 4, 2020 58 min

You don't have tight hamstrings...and if you do it is not the reason why you have hamstring pain!

We flip the roles for today’s episode. I was fortunate enough to be a guest on the Strength Running Podcast and had the opportunity to share my knowledge on hamstring tendon pain (butt pain).

In this episode we get down to the root cause of hamstring injuries, how to strength them, prevention advice, as well as dispel some common m...

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Are you a frustrated runner that keeps getting injured?...😫

 

Do you think you would never be able to run 13.1 miles because you don't have the body to be a runner? 

 

My wife thought the same thing so I figured I would bring her on the show to share her story and experience doing her first half marathon and our first runDisney experience (the only in person race we did in 2020) before the pandemic.

 

Deb shares how she...

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Why do I keep getting injured running?  Have you wondered this before or want to know how running injuries can be prevented? 

 

Extremely grateful to have running coach Jason Fitzgerald from Strength Running on the show to provide you a coach's perspective on injury prevention.  Jason shares a wealth of knowledge answering the following questions and he even shared his #1 top exercise for injury prevention!

 

1. How do you defi...

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Do you get that stubborn pain on the outside of your knee with running especially going up hills? This could be sharp at times and causes you to stop in your tracks and walk.

 

Have you thought…will IT band syndrome ever go away?

 

Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you try and go back that pain stops you in your tracks?

 

SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT and...

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Have you been struggling to motivate yourself to prioritize nutrition during this stressful time?...

 

Are you wondering how to recreate structure or reestablish your mealtimes during your day when working from home?

 

In this episode we are talking all things nutrition with Julia Werth who is a runner and registered dietitian and has a passion for helping you repair your relationship with food, exercise, and fuel for success!  She...

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How can you turn COVID on its head? 🤔…

 

Have you been struggling to get your motivation back to be consistent for your runs?

 

Have you been running because you need that stress relief (and time away from your kids) but you are running through pain?…

 

In this episode, we are going to be sharing with you 2 actionable strategies you can do to help you run through COVID and turn it on its head even if our in person races are...

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Have you ever been on a run and wondered 🤔…

 

Why does the front of my leg hurt when I run?

 

Were you thinking to yourself 💭 [should I run through shin pain?]…

 

This can be common for new runners just starting out or can occur in experienced runners who are really stepping up their training with heavy duty mileage or adding in lots of speedwork.

 

Brodie Sharpe is a physiotherapist with The Breakthrough Running Cl...

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Does adding yoga into your running make you a faster runner?

 

Rachel Pelham Serafino is a yoga instructor at Running Asana and shares the answers to these common questions as well as breaks down the physical 💪 and mental 🧠 benefits that you will see as a runner.

 

Finally she gives us as runners tips on how we can balance ☯️ yoga with our running.

 

These are the questions Rachel addresses during the interview:

 

1...

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Are you starting to walk, jog, or run because your gym is closed or your other hobbies and activities are closed during COVID-19?

During this live interview with Catrina Aniballi, Duane and Catrina answer some common questions and provide 5 tips for runners to get started right after they listen to this episode.

In this episode we cover the equipment you need to start including running shoes, clothing, or gear as well as what is th...

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👟 Are you new to running during this coronavirus crisis or have you been running for years but are not sure if you are in the right shoe, how to properly care for you shoes, or even when you should replace them?

 

I was lucky enough to bring Matt Santillo, running shoe expert from Woodbridge Running Company on the show to answer some common questions that many beginner and advanced runners have such as...

 

✔️ How much wear...

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Are you a runner who has had your spring race cancelled or delayed and you are struggling to get your running mojo back?

In this episode we are talking about how to run and train safely during this COVID-19 crisis with our Special Guest, Steve Carmichael who is founder of Runbuzz Pacebuilders online run coaching and running community as well as the host of the Runbuzz podcast.

In this episode within the Healthy Runner Facebook Grou...

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Is Your Back Aching Now More Than Ever?

🤔 Do you have a stiff achy back when you get out of bed in the morning?

Are you working at your dining room table and wish you had your office chair at home?

💻 Is working on your laptop on your couch during COVID-19 just not cutting it for 8 hours a day?

Are you not able to sit in your favorite comfy chair 🛋 anymore because when you go to get out of it you feel like yo...

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Have you been worried about your health or the health of your loved one’s during this whole COVID crisis we are going through?  In this episode we are talking about how we cope with this new world we live in during COVID with our Special Guest, Irene Bosco who is a Clinical Social Worker Specialist at Nutmeg Counseling Services in North Haven, Connecticut.

Irene is a runner herself and has over 20 years of clinical experience as a ...

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Are you a parent who is feeling like you are juggling 3 jobs right now? Employee, mom, and teacher 24/7? 

Are you struggling to keep your children active right now?...😩 

Are you wondering what the best practices are to motivate your children to stay active during this coronavirus isolation?

I know this is going on in my house and I had the pleasure of interviewing my cousin who is an expert in this area.

In this episode we ...

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How do we stay active and fit with COVID-19?...3 Tips I Learned This Past Week

We Are LIVE within the Healthy Runner Facebook Group!!!

Let’s Add A SPARK To This Mayhem!👇

😧 "I feel so out of control and with all the chaos going on in my house" ... how do I stay fit without going to the gym?!" Have you thought this?

I know I have! Personally I’ve had this issue this past week trying to balance life, f...

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I am taking this COVID-19 social distancing situation as a way to take lemons and make lemonade.

“Every single thing you go through is designed to GROW you. Every experience made you WHO YOU ARE TODAY.”

I am taking this as an opportunity to serve EVEN MORE of you!

To help you STAY ACTIVE, STAY HEALTHY & Improve YOUR IMMUNITY (and mental sanity) During this crisis TOGETHER!

📍 That is why I have created the SPARK Online F...

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🤔 What Can I Help You With During These Uncertain Times 🤷🏻‍♂️...? 👇👇👇

Are you in need of “Mental Relief” and need to exercise during this time of social distancing like me!

🏃🏻‍♂️ Are you a runner who wants to stay healthy now more than ever for the benefits of your immune system while we try and prevent the spread of this virus 🦠

What problems are you facing ri...

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Are you new to running and are someone who just goes out there as hard as you can each and every run?

Or are you someone who always gets injured every time you try to train for a race…😩?

I know I have been there in my 49 road races and 21 half marathons to date.

In this episode I am going to cover 5 training tips that will help you either start to run or train smarter so you don’t have to stop running along the way due to s...

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Do you get tightness in your muscles or feel aches and pains during your running? 👇👇👇

Do you know you should be doing stretching exercises to make you a better runner but you are not sure what you should be doing…😩?

The specific tips that I am going to share are going to be the strategies (4 specific ways you can take care of your soft tissue or muscles) that will translate to helping you crush your ...

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Do you get lost in all the exercises shared out there on social media? Do you know you should be doing exercises to make you a better runner but you are not sure what you should be doing…😩?

In this episode we are going to cover the best exercises for you to do in order to get stronger, faster, and healthier as a runner.

These exercises are going to be the specific exercises that will translate best to your specific activity...

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