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We are Doctors of Running, a group of doctors of physical therapy all working to provide you all with information about the art and science of running and what we are putting on our feet. In this podcast we will be giving evidence-based deep dives into running related topics as well as detailed running shoe reviews. You can also check us out at our website -- doctorsofrunning.com, and on social media @doctorsofrunning

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Doctors of Running Podcast Doctors of Running

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We are Doctors of Running, a group of doctors of physical therapy all working to provide you all with information about the art and science of running and what we are putting on our feet. In this podcast we will be giving evidence-based deep dives into running related topics as well as detailed running shoe reviews. You can also check us out at our website -- doctorsofrunning.com, and on social media @doctorsofrunning

To help us continue to produce content for you all, consider joining our support team: https://anchor.fm/doctors-of-running/support
Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/doctors-of-running/support

    #196 Best Daily Running Shoes of 2024 So Far, Part 2 (And Andrea & David's Favorite Racing Shoes Right Now!)

    #196 Best Daily Running Shoes of 2024 So Far, Part 2 (And Andrea & David's Favorite Racing Shoes Right Now!)

    It's time for the second part of our favorite shoes of 2024 so far! David and Andrea join in with their picks for daily trainer, performance trainer, and racing shoes of the year to date. They also pick their favorite 2023 models that are on sale at a discount. Let us know what you've loved this year! DM us on Instagram or email us at doctorsofrunningpodcast@gmail.com.

    Chapters


    0:00 - Intro
    2:20 - Favorite daily trainer
    15:18 - Favorite performance trainer
    24:34 - Favorite racing shoes
    44:11 - Favorite 2023 shoe that's on sale
    51:18 - Wrap-up


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    • 53 min
    #195 The Best Trainers of 2024 So Far, Part 1 (And What Makes a Super Trainer? New Thoughts!)

    #195 The Best Trainers of 2024 So Far, Part 1 (And What Makes a Super Trainer? New Thoughts!)

    We're just about halfway through 2024 so it's time to take a look at our favorite shoes of the year so far! Matt & Nathan get together to break down their favorite trainers: daily, max-stack, lightweight/speed, and best value. They also discuss how our definition of "supertrainer" is changing as more and more brands come out with their versions. We want to hear from you! What's been your favorite shoe(s) of the year so far? What are you looking forward to for the back half of the year? DM us on Instagram or email us at doctorsofrunningpodcast@gmail.com.

    Chapters


    0:00 - Intro
    2:58 - What defines a supertrainer?
    10:02 - Favorite daily trainers
    16:56 - Favorite max-stack shoes
    21:08 - Favorite lightweight training shoes
    30:28 - Best value shoes
    35:44 - Wrap-up


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    • 37 min
    #194 This or That? Triumph 22 vs. Superblast, Max Cushion vs. Supertrainers, Zero Drop vs. Low Drop, Insoles or Stability Shoes?

    #194 This or That? Triumph 22 vs. Superblast, Max Cushion vs. Supertrainers, Zero Drop vs. Low Drop, Insoles or Stability Shoes?

    Time for another round of "this or that", where the DOR team is on the hot seat! Nathan and Matt are forced to pick between one or the other, no "it depends" (a PT's favorite answer). They throw down on tough questions about Saucony's updates to the Triumph 22, supertrainers, hydration/fueling, and more.

    Chapters


    0:00 - Intro
    1:24 - Newton CF vs. other moderately stacked plated shoes
    6:12 - Triumph 22 or Superblast
    11:46 - Premium daily trainers vs. Supertrainers
    14:28 - Do supertrainers need PEBA?
    16:24 - Triumph 22 vs. 21
    20:55 - Supportive insoles vs. Stability shoes
    23:37 - Elliptigo vs. Cycling
    27:35 - Handheld bottle vs. Hydration vest
    29:30 - Mach 6 vs. Topo Cyclone 2
    32:38 - Zero-drop Altra vs. Altra with a drop
    36:28 - Niche shoe brands diversifying their lineups?
    38:39 - Shoe width vs. Volume
    42:06 - Healthy for a year with no PR or a PR followed by an injury?
    43:48 - Group run vs. Solo run
    46:17 - Gels vs. High-calorie drinks
    48:32 - Running shoe store vs. Online shoe reviews
    54:18 - Wrap-up


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    • 57 min
    #193 Wild Heel Geometries, the Science Behind the Neo Vista, and the Future of Super Shoes with Mizuno

    #193 Wild Heel Geometries, the Science Behind the Neo Vista, and the Future of Super Shoes with Mizuno

    This week we are thrilled to share a conversation with our friends at Mizuno Running. Shunsuke, Mizuno’s Global Product Line Manager, and Ayako Suzuki (Susan), the team’s Running Footwear Product Designer, join Matt and Andrea to talk about the brand new Neo Vista. They dig into the brand’s bold new heel geometries (including the one seen in the Japan-only Wave Duel Pro model) and discuss what these new trends mean for the future of running shoes at Mizuno.

    Chapters


    0:00 - Intro
    2:02 - Susan & Shunsuke's roles at Mizuno
    3:50 - Mizuno's different types of foams
    7:00 - The design of the Neo Vista's midsole
    10:50 - Foam composition
    13:59 - The science between Mizuno's aggressive heel geometries
    19:48 - The extreme Wave Duel Pro
    23:31 - Making the Neo Vista stable thru design
    33:00 - Mizuno's plate composition
    35:34 - The future of Mizuno's two main shoe lines
    40:52 - The future of Mizuno's super shoes
    46:22 - Wrap-up


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    • 47 min
    #192 Mailbag! How to Know if a Shoe's Plate Lines Up with Your Foot, Mizuno Neo Vista Review, Energy Return in Super Foams vs. EVA

    #192 Mailbag! How to Know if a Shoe's Plate Lines Up with Your Foot, Mizuno Neo Vista Review, Energy Return in Super Foams vs. EVA

    We've got another mailbag episode where it's all about your questions. Andrea and Nathan team up to tackle a bunch of different questions about superfoams and supershoes. How do you know if a shoe does (or doesn't) agree with your mechanics? Is the difference in energy return of superfoams vs. EVA really significant? Tune in for these and more. We're always filling up our mailbag, so DM us on Instagram or email us at doctorsofrunningpodcast@gmail.com!

    Chapters


    0:00 - Intro
    5:50 - How to know if a shoe's plate & geometry lines up with your foot
    18:56 - Can an after-market footbed increase shoe stiffness like a carbon plate?
    25:29 - Finding carbon-plated shoes when you have Morton's neuroma
    33:06 - Are we sure that the energy return of superfoams vs. EVA is what makes supershoes faster?
    42:28 - Mizuno Neo Vista review
    56:09 - Wrap-up


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    • 56 min
    #191 Our Top Super Shoes of 2024 So Far, and How to Find the Right Racing Shoe for You

    #191 Our Top Super Shoes of 2024 So Far, and How to Find the Right Racing Shoe for You

    2024 has been the year of super shoe updates, with even more to come! Matt & David get together to talk about their favorite racing shoes of the year so far. They go through their honorable mentions and their podium picks. Then they dive into how to find the right racing shoe for your own individual needs (hint: it might not be the "fastest"). We want to hear from you! DM us on Instagram or email us at doctorsofrunningpodcast@gmail.com and let us know what your favorite super shoe has been this year.



    Chapters


    0:00 - Intro
    3:00 - David's recent injury
    8:46 - Favorite super shoes of the year: honorable mentions
    17:42 - Third place
    22:46 - Second place
    30:10 - First Place
    37:52 - How to wisely transition to training and racing in super shoes or spikes
    47:28 - How to find the right racing shoe for you
    53:04 - Wrap-up


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    • 55 min

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