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Ever wish you could ask your running questions to our staff of expert coaches? How about listen in on questions your fellow runners have? Now you can with the RunnersConnect Extra Kick Podcast! Our coaches will give in-depth answers to your running questions 5 days per week. Get actionable lessons in our bite-sized podcast while you run, when you’re at the gym, and on your commute

Run to the Top Extra Kick Podcast | Answers to Your Running Questions RunnersConnect

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 238 Ratings

Ever wish you could ask your running questions to our staff of expert coaches? How about listen in on questions your fellow runners have? Now you can with the RunnersConnect Extra Kick Podcast! Our coaches will give in-depth answers to your running questions 5 days per week. Get actionable lessons in our bite-sized podcast while you run, when you’re at the gym, and on your commute

    Running Without Pace On Your Watch

    Running Without Pace On Your Watch

    What are the benefits of running without a pace set on your watch?  What are the common misconceptions about setting the pace for your runs? Coach Laura clarifies and also suggests a few ways to run without a watch in today's podcast.

    • 6 min
    How to Use Fatigue to Your Advantage

    How to Use Fatigue to Your Advantage

    What cause fatigue among runners? What to do when you sense tiredness during a workout? How to use fatigue as a guide and take your training to your next level? Coach Claire explains in this episode.

    • 8 min
    How Cutting Dairy Has Improved My Running

    How Cutting Dairy Has Improved My Running

    Why runners should cut diary from their diet? What are the benefits of going dairy-free? What are the best dairy alternatives? Coach Ruairi clarifies and shares his own experience on this topic in today's podcast.

    • 9 min
    Legs of Lead Why Do My Legs Feel So Heavy

    Legs of Lead Why Do My Legs Feel So Heavy

    What causes the feeling of heaviness in your legs when running? How to combat leg fatigue ? What shoes can increase leg stiffness and pain? Find out in today's podcast.

    • 9 min
    The Proper Technique For Running Downhill

    The Proper Technique For Running Downhill

    How to reduce the strain on your muscles and joints when running downhill? Should you take advantage of free ride on the downhill? Coach Hayley discusses the proper downhill running technique in today's podcast.

    • 6 min
    Workouts for the 5K

    Workouts for the 5K

    While the 5k is over before you know it, the second half of the race can be pretty ugly when you're not prepared. 
    In today's podcast, Coach Sinead shares four workouts key to 5k success!

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
238 Ratings

238 Ratings

Running & Thankful ,

Great running advice

Helpful and timely topics. I really like the short segments — they fit nicely into available time that I have. Great advice on a wide variety of running topics. Thanks and keep it up!

Asdfvbnj ,

Love this podcast!

Your 3/29/21 podcast Re: treadmill running cleared up SO many questions for me! I’ve been trying MAF training this past winter (mostly treadmill) and felt like some progress had been made. But the first time I tried MAF outside, it was a bomb. HR shot up right away even after what I felt was a proper warmup and even though I was barely shuffling. Your podcast explained why that happens and helped me feel better. Still not sure what to do about it though. Maybe MAF inside and just run without worrying about HR outside?
Anyway, thank you for your podcast! I always learn something valuable.

BitmojiFanatic ,

Really informative!

Claire asks really good questions to her interviewers and the conversations are always interesting. Keep up the good work, Claire, we appreciate you!

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