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The Run Smarter Podcast

Feb 5, 2023

This episode covers the follow question submitted by a run smarter scholar:

"What should I focus on during the off-season 1 year before a marathon?"


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Oct 2, 2022

Frank Sanchez is a Physician Associate and has been a medical director of the Lifetime Fitness Miami Marathon.

Today, the Run Smarter Patrons have submitted questions to Frank on how to survive and thrive as a masters runner. I ask:

1.) Would you recommend increasing or decreasing the amount of cross-training as...

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

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...