53 episodes

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.

Healthy Runner Podcast Duane Scotti: Physical therapist, runner, and podcaster

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

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.

    Marathon Training For Beginners with Mo & Harrison Crum

    Marathon Training For Beginners with Mo & Harrison Crum

    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 running, nutrition, shoes, training without injury, and so much more for beginner runners!
    Here are some of the questions that were answered during this fun conversation:
    Can a beginner run a marathon? How long does it take to train for a marathon for a beginner? What should I wear to start running? How should a beginner train for a marathon? Or How do I train for a marathon with no experience? What is a good marathon time for a beginner? What should I expect from my first marathon?  How do I prepare for my first marathon? How do you fuel when running a marathon or half marathon?   
    Connect with Mo & Harrison: 
    Facebook Community: Marathon Training For Beginners, Full & Half 
    Instagram: @crummymarathoners
    TikTok: @crummymarathoners
    Website: www.crummymarathoners.com
    Listen To Marathon Training For Beginners On Apple Podcasts
    Listen To Marathon Training For Beginners On Spotify Podcasts
    Improve Your Confidence & Strength For Running Imagine you running without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and run this winter so you can feel good about yourself again…  
    The NEW Healthy Runner Strength program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to level up over these next 3 months and continue moving forward!⠀⠀
    Get the workout plan, exercises, and structure to improve YOUR confidence and strength for running
    CLICK HERE to learn more!
    I hope you enjoy the episode and as always, thank you for listening!
    Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙
    SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT.  This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running!
    🏃🏻‍♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻‍♂️ 
    ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮
    We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner]
    Connect with Duane:
    Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀  
    Listen & Subscribe:
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Hip Pain in Runners with Dr Christopher Segler from Doc On The Run Part 2

    Hip Pain in Runners with Dr Christopher Segler from Doc On The Run Part 2

    Hip pain in runners is a common problem that Dr. Duane Scotti, host of the Healthy Runner podcast encounters and was one of the guest experts at the 2-Day Runner’s Rapid Recovery Summit hosted by Dr. Christopher Segler from Doc On The Run. 
    This replay is a recording of his session on Hip Pain in Runners is one you won’t want to miss. Here is some of what we’re going to cover: 
    The top 3 most common causes of hip pain in runners. 
    What exactly is the labrum and how does it get injured in runners? 
    How does joint laxity or hip instability contribute to hip injuries? 
    What is the number one indication that somebody has a tear of the labrum and should seek medical attention before continuing to run? 
    Part 1 video can be found on the Doc On The Run YouTube Channel here. 
     
    Part 1 audio can be found on the Doc On The Run Podcast here.
    Improve Your Confidence & Strength For Running Imagine you running without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and run this winter so you can feel good about yourself again…  
    The NEW Healthy Runner Strength program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to level up over these next 3 months and continue moving forward!⠀⠀
    Get the workout plan, exercises, and structure to improve YOUR confidence and strength for running
    CLICK HERE to learn more!
    I hope you enjoy the episode and as always, thank you for listening!
    Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙
    SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT.  This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running!
    🏃🏻‍♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻‍♂️ 
    ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮
    We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner]
    Connect with Duane:
    Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀  
    Listen & Subscribe:
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website

    • 38 min
    Training Cycles Running | Periodization in 2021 with Dr. Duane Scotti

    Training Cycles Running | Periodization in 2021 with Dr. Duane Scotti

    Have you ever felt overwhelmed with all the types of training out there?  There are long runs, tempo miles, track intervals, hill repeats, and strength training!  
    There is a way to train without running 20 hours a week to try and fit them all in so you don’t have to quit your day job!
    In this episode, I cover how you can “periodize” your training and how you can plan out your running for 2021 for running wins and staying healthy along the way!  
    Every elite runner out there uses periodization to their advantage so why shouldn’t we as recreational runners?
    We will be discussing the very important and often overlooked principle of periodization or the training cycles of running.
    2 previous blogs referred to in this episode:
    What 2020 Has Taught me: 6 Lessons Learned
    https://sparkyourtraining.com/what-2020-has-taught-me/
    How Fast Should I Run I 3 Types of Runs
    https://sparkyourtraining.com/types-of-runs/
    Improve Your Confidence & Strength For Running Imagine you running without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and run this winter so you can feel good about yourself again…  
    The NEW Healthy Runner Strength program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to level up over these next 3 months and continue moving forward!⠀⠀
    Get the workout plan, exercises, and structure to improve YOUR confidence and strength for running
    CLICK HERE to learn more!
    I hope you enjoy the episode and as always, thank you for listening!
    Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙
    SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT.  This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running!
    🏃🏻‍♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻‍♂️ 
    ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮
    We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner]
    Connect with Duane:
    Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀  
    Listen & Subscribe:
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website

    • 31 min
    What 2020 Has Taught Me | Lessons Learned with Dr. Duane Scotti

    What 2020 Has Taught Me | Lessons Learned with Dr. Duane Scotti

    Have you had a challenging year in 2020?  Unless you predicted the coronavirus and knew you wouldn’t run many races this year, this year has been a crazy and unexpected roller coaster ride for you too!
    In this episode, 
    I am going to share the lessons I learned during this crazy year that can help you hit your running goals in 2021!
    I will break down my 6 Lessons Learned during 2020 that relate to my life and business but also will share how they relate to our running too!
    Here is a sneak peak on those lessons:
    Stay away from negative energy Set boundaries Difference between expectations and goals Make a plan Set priorities Invest in yourself Improve Your Confidence & Strength For Running Imagine you running without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and run this winter so you can feel good about yourself again…  
    The NEW Healthy Runner Strength program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to level up over these next 3 months and continue moving forward!⠀⠀
    Get the workout plan, exercises, and structure to improve YOUR confidence and strength for running
    CLICK HERE to learn more!
    I hope you enjoy the episode and as always, thank you for listening!
    Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙
    SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT.  This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running!
    🏃🏻‍♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻‍♂️ 
    ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮
    We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner]
     
    Connect with Duane:
    Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀  
    Listen & Subscribe:
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website

    • 49 min
    What Is The Difference Between Yoga For Runners and Regular Yoga with Rachel Pelham Serafino

    What Is The Difference Between Yoga For Runners and Regular Yoga with Rachel Pelham Serafino

    What Is The Difference Between Yoga For Runners and Regular Yoga?  What type of yoga should I focus on as a runner?
    In this episode, 
    My friend Rachel Pelham Serafino from the Effortlessly Strong and Consistent Runner Facebook community is back and she is teaching us some actionable breathing techniques to help our running!
    Rachel also covers the answers to the following questions:
    What type of yoga is best for running or should I focus on as a runner? What is the difference between yoga for runners and regular yoga? Is Yoga or stretching better? What is the difference between stretching and yoga? Can yoga help with breathing? Should I do yoga at the same time that I’m training for a race? Can yoga help with endurance? Where would you start if you were a 100% beginner? How do I make yoga a habit? Improve Your Confidence & Strength For Running Imagine you running without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and run this winter so you can feel good about yourself again…  
    The NEW Healthy Runner Strength program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to level up over these next 3 months and continue moving forward!⠀⠀
    Get the workout plan, exercises, and structure to improve YOUR confidence and strength for running
    CLICK HERE to learn more!
    I hope you enjoy the episode and as always, thank you for listening!
    Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙
    SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT.  This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running!
    🏃🏻‍♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻‍♂️ 
    ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮
    We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner]
     
    Connect with Rachel: 
    Facebook Community: Effortlessly Strong and Consistent Runner 
    Facebook: Rachel Pelham Serafino
    Instagram: @rachelruns_xo
    Facebook Business Page: @yogaforrunnersonline
    Website: www.yogaforrunners.online
     
    Connect with Duane:
    Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀  
    Listen & Subscribe:
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website

    • 58 min
    Why Do I Hurt When I Go For A Run? Pain Explained with Dr. Jay Myerson & Dr. Jay Grimes

    Why Do I Hurt When I Go For A Run? Pain Explained with Dr. Jay Myerson & Dr. Jay Grimes

    Have you ever been on a run and your foot starts hurting?
    Have you had that runners’ high and felt great during a run but had 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 your run that just doesn’t seem to go away? ⠀⠀
    It’s time to really understand why we get pain and if you will make your pain worse pushing through it during a run.
    In this episode, 
    Dr. Jay Myerson and Dr. Jay Grimes are fellow physical therapists, educators, researchers and founders of Partners 4 Rehab Excellence.  Jay and Jay educate us all about pain and why we feel it as runners.  They also share some tips for how we can manage this pain response that we may be feeling during a run.  
    They also cover the answers to the following questions:
    What is pain and what does it mean?   Why do I hurt when I go for a run?  Why does running hurt so much?  Does running ever stop hurting?   Why do some runners with knee arthritis hurt and others do not? What can I try not to focus on pain while running? Why do some runners with weak hip muscles have knee pain and others do not? What is your recommendation to runners who are running with pain? When should they push through and when should they scale back?   **Last Chance** Improve Your Confidence & Strength For Running Imagine you running without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and run this winter so you can feel good about yourself again…  
    The NEW Healthy Runner Strength program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to level up over these next 3 months and continue moving forward!⠀⠀
    Get the workout plan, exercises, and structure to improve YOUR confidence and strength for running
    CLICK HERE to learn more!
    I hope you enjoy the episode and as always, thank you for listening!
    Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙
    SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT.  This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running!
    🏃🏻‍♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻‍♂️ 
    ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮
    We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner]
    Connect with Jay & Jay:
    Website: www.partners4rehab.com
    Instagram: @partners4rehab @jaymyersondpt @jaygrimespt
    Facebook:@partners4rehab Jay Myerson Jay Grimes
    Facebook Group: Healthy Moms & Dads
    Email: info@partners4rehab.com
     
    Connect with Duane:
    Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀  
    Listen & Subscribe:
    Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

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hcarmichael ,

So Relatable!

I’m new to running, only 2 years in. I have listened to many running podcasts and this one is by far the most helpful and encouraging for regular runners like myself! A lot of podcasts focus so much on elites and very competitive running, that they make my runs seem insignificant. This one has been so helpful, it’s not intimidating, and I really feel like the host remembers what it’s like to be a newbie. Thank you for supporting us “Adult onset runners” as the host would call us! I’ve been using your tips to tackle training for my second half marathon distance! I won’t miss an episode!

FourthMonth84 ,

Great podcast

I really enjoying listening to this podcast. Good information for all runners, as well as a lot of injury prevention tips. I often listen to this podcast as I run and look forward to new episodes.

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