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Healthy Runner Podcast

Apr 21, 2022

Do you struggle to get in your strength work or you don’t know what to do or how you should schedule your strength days in with your running?  

In this episode we are going to chat about all things strength training to run safe and run fast so you can gain some insight, confidence, and clarity on what your strength training should look like!


Dr. Scott Greenberg is our guest today and he has an extensive background in all areas of sports medicine. He has over 20 years of experience including a lot of experience in foot/ankle rehabilitation, running medicine and foot orthotic fabrication.


In this episode we cover:


What does strength training mean?

What kind of strength training should runners do?

Should you strength train as a runner? And if so why?

What are the benefits of strength training for running?

How can you stay motivated to get in strength work?

How many times a week should a runner do strength training?

How do you format strength training for runners?

Related Resources:

SPARK Blueprint:  5 Tips To Run Stronger & Healthier


Episode 70

What Muscles are Best to Strengthen for Running with Dr.Scotti 


Episode 45

Best Exercises for Running with Dr. Duane Scotti


Episode 2

How To Strength Train To Run:


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Connect with Dr. Scott Greenberg:


Instagram: @scottigreenberg.dpt

Facebook: Run Safe, Run Fast with Scott Greenberg 

Twitter: @runsaferunfast

Connect with Dr. Duane:


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