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The Run Smarter Podcast

Jul 17, 2022

Brodie reviews a 2022 paper hot off the press titled 'Spatiotemporal and Ground-Reaction Force Characteristics as Risk Factors for Running-Related Injury'. 

The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors among spatiotemporal and ground-reaction force characteristics in recreational runners and to
investigate...


Jul 10, 2022

Maddie is a recreational runner who has had bilateral plantar fasciitis for over 5 years. She has faced debilitating symptoms including intense pain, pins and needles and burning sensations which dramatically altered her social life. Cooking, shopping, walking the dogs and playing with her son were sometimes...


Oct 21, 2021

Step width describes with difference in width when you step from your right foot to your left foot. On today's episode, Brodie ponders the question of an ideal step width. Here is what we discuss:

  • What is a running step width?
  • Why is step width important and does it link to injury?
  • Is there an ideal step width range a...


Oct 17, 2021

Elliot White is a PT and author of ‘The 1% Phenomenon of Running’ which teaches you how to fast-track your performance without overtraining. 

On today’s episode Brodie talks with Elliot about running motivation. We explore several situations in which a runner may lose motivation and how to combat it with practical...


Sep 12, 2021

Brodie dives into a 2005 review paper by Gary A Knutson titled: 'Anatomic and functional leg-length inequality: A review and recommendation for clinical decision-making'.

In part 1 of this 2 parter, Brodie will talk about:

  1. The prevalence of leg-length difference: How common is it amongst the population, and out of...