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Healthy Runner Podcast

Feb 25, 2020

Hey there, healthy runners! In this episode of the Healthy Runner podcast, we're going to be talking about how to strengthen your muscles to train, to run. Have you been frustrated in the past that you've taken up running or you started a new training cycle and you just get injured and must stop?

Well, we take a deep dive into our first principle of the SPARK blueprint, which is how to strength TRAIN to run!

I share what I have learned through my journey as an adult onset runner over the past 8 years as well as working with hundreds of runners over my 16 year career as a sport physical therapist.

These tips will cover how to TRAIN TO RUN…specifically strength training for you as a runner.

In this episode we talk about:

- Why strength training is important

- 5 specific muscles that will help prevent injury and improve your performance as a runner!

Get the Blog Article with all the videos of the exercises I mentioned during the episodes here -

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