7 episodes

Pre-race jitters. Pacing yourself during the race. Maintaining nutrition. The joy of crossing the finish line — that feeling of accomplishment. These are some of the things rookie and experienced runners tend to feel before, during and after a race. During this podcast series, we’ll run you through tips, tricks and health advice to keep you running for the real race.

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Pre-race jitters. Pacing yourself during the race. Maintaining nutrition. The joy of crossing the finish line — that feeling of accomplishment. These are some of the things rookie and experienced runners tend to feel before, during and after a race. During this podcast series, we’ll run you through tips, tricks and health advice to keep you running for the real race.

    Fueling Your Body for the Cap10k

    Fueling Your Body for the Cap10k

    What you put into your body can have a big impact on your running performance. Nourish and fuel your body for the Cap10K with these food and nutrient tips from Kristin Jarnagin, MA, LAT, ATC, a certified athletic trainer at Baylor Scott & White Health. Kristin advises what to eat before and after a run, things you should know about supplements, and why staying hydrated during the race is so important.

    • 21 min
    Chinese Medicine and Ways it Can Improve Your Running Game

    Chinese Medicine and Ways it Can Improve Your Running Game

    Chinese medicine has a 1,000-year history that includes a variety of alternative health treatments such as acupuncture, massage and herbs. But how can this form of medicine help your running game? Tio Bustillo, DAcOM, LAc, a licensed acupuncturist at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock, talks about the benefits of Chinese medicine for running, what herbs can do for runners, and other integrative medicine practices that can prepare you for the Cap10k race. Dr. Bustillo also dives into the importance of yoga and why breathwork is so vital in running.

    • 14 min
    Strength Training and Stretching Tips for Runners

    Strength Training and Stretching Tips for Runners

    Don't think stretching is an important part of your training? Think again. Brandon Solemsaas, DC, a chiropractor at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Buda discusses the importance of stretching before and after a run and offers strength training tips that can help you become a stronger athlete.

    • 8 min
    Couch to 10k Tips with Chris McClung

    Couch to 10k Tips with Chris McClung

    Take the first steps towards running a 10k with these expert tips from Chris McClung, running coach at Rogue Running. Chris dispels running misconceptions, how to find a running community that's right for you and how to not let fear get in the way of achieving your goal.

    • 19 min
    How to Start Running and Stay Motivated

    How to Start Running and Stay Motivated

    You want to start running or training for a race but don't know where to begin. Dr. Thien Ngyuen, assistant director of clinic operations at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Austin (and fellow runner), offers tips on how to get started running, where to find running groups, and how to stay motivated during your training.

    • 9 min
    How to Avoid Runner's Knee and Other Running Injuries

    How to Avoid Runner's Knee and Other Running Injuries

    Pain in the knee, or runner's knee, is one of the most common complaints from runners. Albert Diaz, MD, a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Buda talks about how to avoid runner's knee and other common running injuries, as well as ways both novice and expert runners can run their best race.

    • 12 min

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