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The Run Smarter Podcast

Nov 28, 2021

Luke is a Sports & Exercise Chiropractor who has a particular interest in the management, treatment and prevention of calf and achilles injuries. 

I interview Luke and explore the common causes for this injury and the most common mistakes runners make in their recovery plan.

Luke also provides his checklist if calf...

Nov 25, 2021

Shane Johnstone is an ultra runner, exercise physiologist and race director at Transcend trails.

Today, Shane talks about the skills and drills you can implement to become a better trail runner. We dive into the different surfaces and obstacles when trail running, how your running technique should adapt to the change in...

Nov 21, 2021

Denny Krahe is a Running coach & the host of Diz Runs Radio. Today, we dive into HR and effort-based training. I and the podcast patrons ask the following questions:

What are heart rate and effort-based training? And what are the benefits/limitations?

How do you see runners misusing this form of training and what are...

Nov 18, 2021

In today's episode, I go into detail about the 4 reasons runners are told to buy new shoes.

1.) When it reaches a certain timeframe (eg. every 12 months).

2.) When the shoes reach a certain mileage

3.) When they lose cushioning 

4.) When there is wear & tear on the sole

I unpack the inconsistencies of these guidelines...

Nov 14, 2021

When injured, quantifying your pain levels is essential. It can help you:

  • Interpret load tolerance
  • Interpret treatment effects
  • Measure long term trends

In today's episode, Brodie talks about his own interpretation of the pain scale and the characteristics of each severity level.

Brodie works up from 0 to 10 so you can...