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New episodes now on THURSDAYS! Welcome to Running Explained, where ALL your running questions are answered! For new AND experienced runners, from training to racing, nutrition, recovery, gear, AND MORE, there's always something new to learn about running!

The Running Explained Podcast Elisabeth Scott

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    • 4.6 • 391 Ratings

New episodes now on THURSDAYS! Welcome to Running Explained, where ALL your running questions are answered! For new AND experienced runners, from training to racing, nutrition, recovery, gear, AND MORE, there's always something new to learn about running!

    s4/e/22 How Mobility Can Help Chronic Injury & Improve Running Performance

    s4/e/22 How Mobility Can Help Chronic Injury & Improve Running Performance

    Is MOBILITY the secret sauce to your running?? In this episode, Dr. Matt Silver, DPT (@alphaprojectphyzio) dive into the science of mobility and tissue quality! We talk about how hip extension, ankle dorsiflexion, and thoracic mobility are KEY for not only performance but long-term running success, talk about tightness - when you need to stretch vs strengthen - AND learn the surprising importance of big toe mobility for that perfect push-off! Plus, Dr. Matt teaches how to use those lacrosse balls and foam rollers properly!



    GUEST BIO:

    Dr. Matt Silver is a sports physical therapist, running coach, and running form analyst. He founded Alpha Project Phyzio & Performance, where he shares his innovative approach to helping distance runners, marathoners, ultra runners, CrossFitters, athletes, and coaches run better, with less pain, and reach their running goals. He works alongside his wife, Veronica, who is a pelvic floor physical therapist.

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    HOST BIO:
    Coach Elisabeth is the Founder and Head Coach at Running Explained, 6x marathoner, multi-certified coach, Boston Qualifier, and enthusiastic believer in your ability to turn the impossible into the possible. Whether you're a brand new runner or have been pounding the pavement for decades, she believes there is always more to learn about running and always more that running can teach us about life. C⁠⁠rush your goals with a Running Explained training plan, masterclass, group coaching, or 1:1 coaching⁠⁠, or learn from her meticulously researched ⁠⁠Instagram posts on a wide variety of running-related topics⁠⁠!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    s4/e21 Data Driven Training for the Everyday Athlete with Jonah Rosner, MS, CSCS

    s4/e21 Data Driven Training for the Everyday Athlete with Jonah Rosner, MS, CSCS

    DATA DATA EVERYWHERE! VO2max, heart rate, training status, body battery, sleep score, intensity zones, HRV, heat acclimation status, training readiness, cadence, ground contact time, vertical oscillation... HOW DO YOU SORT THROUGH IT ALL?

    Sports scientist Jonah Rosner, MS, CSCS, is here to help YOU understand 1) what's important and what's just noise, 2) how to accurately gather data, and 3) how to implement it in your training! We explore how to effectively use key data points such as distance, pace, heart rate, and subjective feel to guide your training, and discuss the importance of balancing objective data with personal intuition (just like the pros!)



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    GUEST BIO:

    Jonah is an applied sport scientist, strength and running coach/consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. Jonah spent the past 7 years working with athletes and teams from all major American Professional Team sports. Most recently, Jonah was the applied sports science coordinator for the Houston Texans in the NFL. At 25 he was one of the youngest sport scientist in NFL history. Jonah specializes in using the latest sports science technology and testing to individualize running and strength programs. He currently collaborates with Nike to run the Nike Running Performance Lab NYC. Jonah can be found on Instagram at @rosnerperformance where he shares practical tips on how to optimize marathon performance based on the latest research. His website is www.rosnerperformance.com



    HOST BIO:
    Coach Elisabeth is the Founder and Head Coach at Running Explained, 6x marathoner, multi-certified coach, Boston Qualifier, and enthusiastic believer in your ability to turn the impossible into the possible. Whether you're a brand new runner or have been pounding the pavement for decades, she believes there is always more to learn about running and always more that running can teach us about life. C⁠rush your goals with a Running Explained training plan, masterclass, group coaching, or 1:1 coaching⁠, or learn from her meticulously researched ⁠Instagram posts on a wide variety of running-related topics⁠!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Summer Preview & Your Running Wisdom

    Summer Preview & Your Running Wisdom

    "This is not an episode of The Running Explained Podcast" ;-)



    UPCOMING EPISODES INCLUDE:

    The Updated Running in the Heat Episode

    Binge Eating in Distance Runners

    Paris Olympics Preview

    Data-Driven Training for the Everyday Runner

    Why Do I Keep Getting Injured?

    Hydration & Dehydration

    • 13 min
    s4/e20 The "Zone 2" Journey with Dr. Lisa Mitro, DPT (@dr.lisa.dpt)

    s4/e20 The "Zone 2" Journey with Dr. Lisa Mitro, DPT (@dr.lisa.dpt)

    LET'S TALK ABOUT "ZONE 2"!! Dr. Lisa Mitro rejoins the show to share her Zone 2 running journey, and we talk all about the importance of this intensity zone for runners, what it is, how to find it, and so much more!!

    What IS "Zone 2"? What are we ACTUALLY trying to achieve here?

    How easy running can help prevent injury

    Embracing slowing down (& how to convince runners it's OK to slow down!)

    Common running form issues on easy runs

    Using heart rate to define your easy zone

    OTHER ways to find your easy zone!

    How your race paces can get faster even if your easy paces don't change

    ...and so much more!



    HOST BIO:
    Coach Elisabeth is the Founder and Head Coach at Running Explained, 6x marathoner, multi-certified coach, Boston Qualifier, and enthusiastic believer in your ability to turn the impossible into the possible. Whether you're a brand new runner or have been pounding the pavement for decades, she believes there is always more to learn about running and always more that running can teach us about life. C⁠rush your goals with a Running Explained training plan, masterclass, group coaching, or 1:1 coaching⁠, or learn from her meticulously researched ⁠Instagram posts on a wide variety of running-related topics⁠!



    GUEST BIO:
    Dr. Lisa is a Physical Therapist who helps runners prevent and treat injuries using practical tips, science-based research, and simple running-specific movements. She is also a run coach and certified running gait analyst. Through her treatment methods, she has helped thousands of runners return to pain free running and train smarter!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    s4/e19 Can You Do TOO MUCH Base-Building? & Other Questions Answered! with Coach Elisabeth

    s4/e19 Can You Do TOO MUCH Base-Building? & Other Questions Answered! with Coach Elisabeth

    ONE-TAKE Q&A RETURNS!! Answering extra questions from a recent Instagram story Q&A, Coach Elisabeth takes on YOUR questions about running, training, racing, and more! Learn about...

    Tapering for a week-long running event

    Can you do TOO MUCH base-building??

    Keeping HR low while trying to increase cadence

    Adding an extra day of cross-training late in marathon training

    Handling race week nerves

    Running in gusty winds

    Trying to race a 5k the week after a marathon - yay or nay?

    Age-graded running performance vs. equivalency calculators

    AND MORE!



    Coach Elisabeth is the Founder and Head Coach at Running Explained, 6x marathoner, multi-certified coach, Boston Qualifier, and enthusiastic believer in your ability to turn the impossible into the possible. Whether you're a brand new runner or have been pounding the pavement for decades, she believes there is always more to learn about running and always more that running can teach us about life. Crush your goals with a Running Explained training plan, masterclass, group coaching, or 1:1 coaching, or learn from her meticulously researched Instagram posts on a wide variety of running-related topics!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    s4/e18 Your Hybrid Training Crash Course with Dr. Alyssa Olenick, PhD (@doclyssfitness)

    s4/e18 Your Hybrid Training Crash Course with Dr. Alyssa Olenick, PhD (@doclyssfitness)

    This week we are diving into HYBRID TRAINING for endurance runners with exercise physiologist and hybrid athlete Dr. Alyssa Olenick (@doclyssfitness)!

    Hybrid training isn't just about picking between strength or endurance – it's about embracing BOTH for both health and performance goals. Dr. Olenick breaks down the interference effect, explains the shifting application of training intensity, and goes through hybrid training in the off-season all the way through your pre-race taper PLUS many more insights and educational tidbits along the way!



    Dr. Alyssa Olenick is an Exercise Physiologist, sports nutritionist, weight lifter, and ultra runner. She is known for her high energy and sassy approach to bringing science to your training in a no-nonsense way. Alyssa has helped thousands of women crush big lifting goals, cross race finish lines, or even do both.

    www.doclyssfitness.com

    • 1 hr 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
391 Ratings

391 Ratings

DJsBD12345 ,

Love this podcast!

Coach Elisabeth is an excellent teacher and the perfect person to learn about running from. As a discerning podcast listener, I find this podcast to be well-produced, featuring great guests. Even when there aren’t guests, it’s still a fantastic listen! I highly recommend this to anyone who wants to know more about all things running.

APiddy24 ,

One of my favorite running podcasts!

Very informative info from an experienced runner and coach.

R Melco ,

Running Treasure Trove

Coach Elisabeth does a great job hosting this podcast. There are episodes on so many different running topics, and I’ve learned so much from her and the guests on her podcast.

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