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Expand your running knowledge and become a faster, healthier, smarter runner. Ideal for injured runners & runners looking for injury prevention and elevated performance. This podcast covers tips and tricks to overcome your running injuries, interviews with leading researchers, other running podcast recommendations, reviewing running books and much more. Hosted by Brodie Sharpe, a physiotherapist and the owner of the Breakthrough Running Clinic.

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Expand your running knowledge and become a faster, healthier, smarter runner. Ideal for injured runners & runners looking for injury prevention and elevated performance. This podcast covers tips and tricks to overcome your running injuries, interviews with leading researchers, other running podcast recommendations, reviewing running books and much more. Hosted by Brodie Sharpe, a physiotherapist and the owner of the Breakthrough Running Clinic.

    The Relationship of Sleep & Cortisol in Running Injuries

    The Relationship of Sleep & Cortisol in Running Injuries

    This episode is another big step in knowledge towards injury prevention. In order to train hard, you need to sleep hard. In order to reduce risk of overuse injuries, you need to optimize recovery. We discuss the connection of poor sleep with injury, sleep with reduced performance and the interwoven relationship of cortisol, stress and pain levels. 

    • 21 min
    Pain science 3: Pain and running injuries

    Pain science 3: Pain and running injuries

    From episode 1 & 2 of this season you should now have a clear understanding of pain & what influences pain. Now we take this concept and apply it to running. We dive into your running injuries and how certain beliefs, miscommunication and emotions influence your recovery. Is your brain working for you or against you?

    • 14 min
    Pain science 2: Understanding Chronic pain for runners

    Pain science 2: Understanding Chronic pain for runners

    As we mentioned last episode making sense of how pain is interpreted & processed can be a great ally for your running career, being oblivious could be detrimental! Chronic pain for runners is extremely debilitating. Injuries that go beyond 6 months can be difficult to overcome but after 6 months most (if not all) of the bodies structures have healed. Why does pain persist? Why is it so hard to overcome when it's in it's chronic state? What can I do about chronic pain? Let's listen and find out!

    • 21 min
    Pain Science 1: Explaining pain for runners

    Pain Science 1: Explaining pain for runners

    Season 3 kicks off with something very unique. We have been laying a foundation of what every runner needs to know & season 3 is no different. No matter what your running injury, pain will initiate in the brain. Making sense of how pain is interpreted & processed can be a great ally for your running career, being oblivious could be detrimental! 

    • 17 min
    Strength training 4: Exercises & program planning for runners with Richard Blagrove

    Strength training 4: Exercises & program planning for runners with Richard Blagrove

    We have explored the ideas around WHY you should implement strength training into your running routine, now let's discuss the HOW. Richard Blagrove is the first guest I have on this podcast and is one of the world's best leading researchers in the field of strength & conditioning for runners. He is a lecturer in Physiology and S&C director at Loughborough University. He is also the author of the book Strength & Conditioning for Endurance Runners. 

    • 51 min
    Strength training 3: I’ll put on too much muscle and be too sore!

    Strength training 3: I’ll put on too much muscle and be too sore!

    We have ticked off the overall benefits of strength training and elevating a runner's performance in earlier episodes. Now we are busting a few more myths, particularly around muscle soreness and weight gain. A lot of runners are worried about hitting the gym because they don't want to lose flexibility and become a heavy, bulky gym go-er. We dispel these myths on today's episode.  

    • 17 min

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