Expand your running knowledge, identify running misconceptions and become a faster, healthier, SMARTER runner. Let Brodie Sharpe become your new running guide as he teaches you powerful injury insights from his many years as a physiotherapist while also interviewing the best running gurus in the world. This is ideal for injured runners & runners looking for injury prevention and elevated performance. So, take full advantage by starting at season 1 where Brodie teaches you THE TOP PRINCIPLES TO OVERCOME ANY RUNNING INJURY and let’s begin your run smarter journey.
What Brodie has learnt from: Patellar Tendinopathy
Throughout this new weekly series, Brodie talks about his personal experiences with particular injuries and shares the lessons he has learnt along the way. You will gain insight into injury management & prevention.
How does patellar tendinopathy usually behave? Why we need to address our weak links, rather than just avoiding aggravating factors. The power of isometric strengthening exercises for tendons. Why you shouldn't wait until you are pain free before running.
The Good & Bad (mostly bad) of Massage Therapy with Alice Sanvito
Alice Sanvito is a massage therapist trained in trigger point massage, remedial and sports massage. After several years practicing & lecturing the concepts she learnt she began challenging her own beliefs and following the science. Today we cover:
Are there benefits to promoting blood circulation, and removing lactic acid?
Does massage help with muscle lengthening & knots?
What traps should runners avoid when injured?
When is there a place for a runner to receive massage therapy?
What Brodie has learnt from: Calf & Achilles pain
Throughout this new weekly series, Brodie talks about his personal experiences with particular injuries and shares the lessons he has learnt along the way. This episodes dives into persistent calf tightness and achilles pain.
Is stretching effective for calf & achilles pain? How can running technique help manage and prevent calf strains? How should you manipulate your shoes & terrain to aid recovery? What role does strength training have & at what dosage?
The Mystery of muscle Cramping with Jeff Sankoff
My guest today is Jeff Sankoff. An emergency physician, ironman triathlete & podcast host of the Tri Doc podcast. His personal experiences with cramping and personal endeavours to find an explanation makes him the perfect guest for this topic. Today we cover:
The proposed theories for muscle cramping The research history behind cramping The electrolyte imbalance vs neuromotor theory Potential risk factors like fitness levels, weather, terrain Potential treatment remedies The dangers of hyponatremia You can find Jeff and all his social media handles at his tri doc coaching website. Also make sure you listen to the Tri Doc Podcast
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Unleash your power within Part 2: Running with fulfillment
Part 2 of this series focuses on fulfillment. Make the decision to live a beautiful life, not just one of achievement. We runners are tough on ourselves. We work hard to achieve our running goals, striving and grinding a long the way, but the celebration is fleeting. Instead, we need to love the process and embrace every struggle along the way because 'Success without fulfillment is failure'.
Unleash your power within part 1: Success Cycle
On the back of my 4-day Unleash the Power Within seminar I decided to share my experiences & what you can take-away to become a better runner. Part 1 focuses on the Success cycle and the 4 factors that complete the never-ending cycle. Your Belief, potential, action & results.