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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.

The Run Smarter Podcast Brodie Sharpe

    • Running
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

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: Calf & Achilles pain

    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?

    • 28 min
    The Mystery of muscle Cramping with Jeff Sankoff

    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
    If you would like to support the podcast, participate in Q&As & access bonus material sign up for $5US per month at our patreon page
    For Brodie's running blogs, podcast episodes and online courses visit our Run Smarter Website 
    To follow the podcast joint the facebook group Becoming a smarter runner
    To find Brodie's running information on instagram @runsmarterseries

    • 49 min
    Unleash your power within Part 2: Running with fulfillment

    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'.

    • 30 min
    Unleash your power within part 1: Success Cycle

    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. 

    • 23 min
    Goal setting & getting results with Jake Lowe

    Goal setting & getting results with Jake Lowe

    Jake is an extremely enthusiastic running coach from the UK and hosts the podcast Running with Jake. Apart from sharing his passion and insight towards goal setting, we dive deeper into running motivation, human behaviour and injury woes. Jake discusses practical strategies for these scenarios along with enhancing the process of self-reflection.

    • 59 min
    Which strength training method will improve my running performance?

    Which strength training method will improve my running performance?

    Due to outstanding popularity, interest and curiosity I have decided to record an episode entirely dedicated to one research paper that was released this week. Fei Li et al, published an article looking at 3 randomized strength groups:

    1.) Heavy strength + plyometric training
    2.) Heavy strength training
    3.) Endurance training

    Which training method is better at improving your running performance? Listen in to find out.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

runningmominatlanta ,

Thanks Brodie!

I’m a casual runner and hopefully will be a lifelong runner. Your podcast keeps me motivated and your advice makes me a better smarter runner!

StevieBoy ,

Great Evidence-Based Pod for Runners

When Covid-19 took away my main source of exercise, my bike commute, I turned to running. I fell for the sport, but one of the early amazements was the frequency of runners getting injured, which unfortunately included me as well. Brodie is a great teacher, effortlessly blending the science surrounding injury prevention and recovery with a clear and enthusiastic delivery. I have learned so much from listening to this podcast. I feel in charge of my recovery because I now know what usually causes running injuries (overload) and what will help me recover. Just as important, I have greater knowledge on preventing or mitigating the next flare up and have a much more pro-active outlook should it occur.

Brodie brings on great guests and he’s a really good interviewer. He harps a bit to listeners about listening to the first 10 episodes, but if you’re reluctant to go back, I’d encourage to give a listen. They do provide a solid foundation.

PeterParker1234 ,

Really good advice for overcoming injuries

Brodie's podcast is a great listen for the many runners who deal with nagging injuries, or even better, want to learn how to prevent injuries altogether! I wholeheartedly agree that running smarter is the best way to improve your running!

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