Run stronger, faster, and without injuries? 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 interview running experts so you can stay active, stay healthy, and just keep running 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, run coach, educator and founder of SPARK Physical Therapy, LLC.
Do you wonder how to train as a runner? Are you curious if you're training the right muscles so that you can be explosive and fast?
This episode is a TREAT! We were lucky enough to be on Claire Bartholics "Run To The Top" podcast where we talked all things plyometrics and being strong as a runner!
Coach Claire Bartholic and Dr. Duane Scotti cover so much and then some!
Have you wondered what muscles are best to strengthen for running? Do you want to learn the specific exercises that can help you run faster without getting injured?
This week we discuss why you should strength train as a runner! Tune in to learn why runners training for a 5k, half marathon, or marathon should add in strength training. In this video, I break down... Why should we be strength training as runners? How do we progress o...
Have you experienced hamstring pain? Have you thought that you were done with your running career because of your hamstring injury? Have you thought how do I get rid of this pain in the butt (literally)?
In this episode we are lucky enough to have Tim Urbanz share his injury and road to recovery story with us! He explains how he successfully returns to running, his rehab successes and mistakes and shares some inspiration to remind...
Do you have a half marathon coming up? Are you wondering how you should be prepared for a race? Are you feeling confident to perform at your best?
This episode is for you!!! This week we are talking all things Half Marathon Race prep. It is spring and it is 100% Half Marathon Season! It’s exciting to know that live races are coming back and we need to get ready to get out there!
In this episode I will be covering common questions...
Are you wondering how to fuel as a runner? Are you wondering how to do this with all natural, plant based options?
In this episode we're joined by Claire Bartholic from The Run to the Top Podcast and Runner's Connect.
Claire helps runners harness the power of their mind, optimally fuel with plant based nutrition and discover the joy of running their best at any age through one of the original running podcasts!
In this episo...
Do you want to get faster? Do you want to feel stronger?
This week we have Rachel on to share her running story! Tune in to hear how she overcame a common road block and got consistent with her training to shave 2 minutes off her 5k time and get a half marathon PR despite the tough year it has been for runners across our country.
She did it all juggling a family and finishing up her dissertation for her PhD!
This episode is spons...
Want to know more about minimalist shoes or what a carbon plate shoe is and if you should get one?
Or do you want to know if you should buy the same brand of shoes each time or even run in multiple pairs of shoes throughout the week?
My shoe guy, Matt answered all of these questions and dispelled some common myths about running shoes!
Here are the topics covered in this episode:
How do I stop my IT band from hurting when I run? This may have been a question you googled after feeling a sharp, achy pain on the outside of your knee after a run especially if you had a lot of hills.
You may have started reading about IT band syndrome and thought you should just ice, rest (stop running), and do some IT band stretches. This all sounds great but the problem is when you start running again and building up your ...
Are you curious if your running form is correct? Are you wondering what the best running form is?..What is good running form?
We are so excited and lucky to welcome back our running podcast & physiotherapy colleague from down under, Brodie Sharpe on the episode this week! He will be sharing with us all of the best information on running form and some actionable strategies to improve your running technique!
Brodie is going to an...
Have you wondered what does heel drop mean with running? Do you want to know which running shoe may be best for your body? In this episode we are talking about what drop is best for running shoes and why you may choose to do a lower heel drop vs. higher heel drop in your running sneakers.
Check out the video version of this episode to get the compare and contrast differences in these two types of running shoes! Click Here -----...
Are you starting to feel soreness in the back of your ankle with running? Does it feel stiff when you wake up in the morning or at the start of your run?
In this episode, We are uncovering the myths and providing you the latest research on how to get rid of your Achilles pain and get rid of it for good!
Spoiler alert…you won’t need to stop running to start feeling better..
Don't forget to listen to Part 1 of this topic i...
Are you starting to feel soreness in the back of your ankle with running? Does it feel stiff when you wake up in the morning or at the start of your run? Are you wondering, why does my Achilles tendon hurt when I run?
In this episode I cover all of the myths and provide you with the latest research on what Achilles Tendonitis is and how you don’t need to stop running to overcome this very common running injury!
This is Part 1...
Are you a new mom looking to get back into running? Are you wondering how your body can bounce back and how you can start running? Are you thinking - Can I even run after having a baby?
In this episode, Dr. Christine Pieton PT, DPT, MBA is going to educate us on how you as a mother runner can get back the strength and confidence to return to running!
Dr. Christine Pieton, PT, DPT, MBA is a sport and women’s pelvic health physical ...
This is a special episode for 2 reasons:
This is an exciting, refl...
Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with Knee Arthritis? Are you wondering if you can keep running through it?
This week we had the pleasure of having Dr. Frank Petrigliano educate us on how you can keep running with Arthritis.
Dr. Petrigliano is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of the Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck Medicine of USC. He also serves as the head team physician...
In this episode we are talking about how we can keep getting after it and staying fit (even if we are getting older and have had a couple of kids) with Olympian Carrie Tollefson.
Carrie is a five time NCAA champion, three time National champion, and represented the United States in the 2004 Olympic Games.
Carrie brings her fitness expertise and bubbly personality to her widely popular C Tolle Run podcast and I am more than humbled ...
Have you ever wondered how to have a great MINDSET towards running?
In this episode we’re going to tackle the mental side of running and how to handle the ever famous “mind over matter” quote.
Coaches Whitney LaCombe and Cat Aniballi step in for Coach Duane Scotti for this week’s episode
Here are a few of the questions we cover during this week’s episode :
Meet the Healthy Runner coaching team to share our half marathon training tips to get your running SPARK back in 2021!
In this episode,
We have Coaches Cat Aniballi, LaToya Felton, Lu Zou, and Whitney LaCombe to answer some common half marathon questions as well as what they love best about training for a half marathon.
Here are some of the questions that were answered during this fun and interactive chat:
Should runners diet to lose weight? Find out from our sports nutrition expert!
In this episode,
We have Jenn Giles from Eat 4 Sport on the show to educate us on what food we should be eating and when we should eat those foods to not only lose weight but run at our best as we age. We also talk about how much we should be drinking, protein intake for aging runners, nutrition during and after menopause, healthy snacking for shift w...
Are you new to running? You are not alone!
Everyone starts from somewhere and this episode is for you if you don’t consider yourself a runner or are getting ready to begin to train for your first half marathon or full marathon!
In this episode,
We have the amazing duo of Mo and Harrison Crum (the crummy marathoners) from the Marathon Training for Beginners podcast! They are going to share their story and how to get started with r...
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