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Healthy Runner Podcast

Duane Scotti: Physical therapist, runner, and podcaster

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Healthy Runner Podcast

Healthy Runner Podcast

Duane Scotti: Physical therapist, runner, and podcaster

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Run without injuries or pain? Yep, you don’t need to be a frustrated runner that constantly has to stop running. That’s what I am here for…to teach, educate, and discuss all things related to staying healthy so you can continue to run into your 40’s, 50’s, and beyond! Do you want to know how to shave time off your latest race PR? Do you want to continue training without having to be told to stop running in order for your injury to heal? You could be an active adult looking to start a couch to 5k program or an experienced marathoner, we have something for you! We discuss practical ways to improve your running strength, training, nutrition, and mindset!Host Dr. Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS is a practicing physical therapist, educator, researcher, running coach and founder of SPARK Physical Therapy, LLC.

Latest Episodes

5k and Half Marathon | 3 Can’t Miss Tips with Coach Cat Aniballi

Do you want to know what you should do before a 5k race? Do you know what the best way to prepare for a half marathon is? In this episode, those questions will be answered! I had the pleasure of talking with running coach, Cat Aniballi! She is so passionate about running and she will be sharing her own running secrets with you! She also shares information about the Wallingford Fishbein/YMCA Community 2020 Roadrace! You get 2 running coaches sharing our top 3 can't miss tips that you can implement into your next 5k or half marathon! Whether the race is in person, or virtual, these tips will be beneficial! Connect with Cat: Facebook: Cat Aniballi Instagram: @hookoffthejab For more information on the Wallingford/Fishbein YMCA Community Roadrace: https://www.wallingfordymca.org/events/roadrace/?fbclid=IwAR3eUSWcjZmNRmqdw3xd1dwbjyOKjUyVlMsHWIj-xaRb2FrcGugTo7EbNK8 For more information on the BRAND NEW Team Healthy Runner Half Marathon Training Program: https://sparkyourtraining.com/half/ I hope these tips help you stay healthy doing what YOU love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

55 MIN1 d ago
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5k and Half Marathon | 3 Can’t Miss Tips with Coach Cat Aniballi

UCAN Have Energy For Running | How To Avoid Hitting The Wall with Matt Bach

Have you ever bonked on a race and want to know how to avoid GI problems with running? Do you want to know what causes fatigue with running? Would you like more energy for your runs? UCAN have energy for running and you don't have to bonk during your next event. In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Matt Bach, Director of Endurance Athletics at UCAN and he shared his own personal experience as Ironman champion and the origin story of the brand and products you know so well! In this episode, Matt shares with you: - What gives us energy for running? - What causes fatigue when running or hitting the wall? - What does running do to your stomach? - How do we avoid GI problems while running? - What is UCAN and where did superstarch come from? - What is different about superstarch? - The role of electrolytes in the “energy equation” - How Matt got rid of his injuries with physical therapy and strengthening exercises. For more information on how to properly fuel for your runs connect with Matt and UCAN: Website: https://ucan.co/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GenUCAN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenUCAN Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/genucan/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GenUCAN I hope these tips help you stay healthy doing what YOU love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

52 MIN1 w ago
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UCAN Have Energy For Running | How To Avoid Hitting The Wall with Matt Bach

Running in Hot Weather During The Summer with Stephanie Blozy

It is the dog days of summer and we are currently running through the hottest part of the year and wanted to help you conquer running outside in the summer! Have you every thought to yourself …what temperature is too hot to run? Or do you want to know how to prepare to run in hot weather and continue your training despite the high temperatures? Then this episode is for you!! Stephanie Blozy is a former Meteorologist and owner of Fleet Feet West Hartford and was our special guest to drop some knowledge about running in the heat and humidity during the summer. In this episode, Stephanie shares the answers to the following questions and then some! Why is it so hard to run in the heat? Is it dangerous to run in extreme heat? What are the benefits of running in hot weather? How do you prepare to run in hot weather? What do you wear to run in hot weather? I hope you enjoy the interview! Thank you for watching. This is a jam packed episode with many actionable tips for your summer runs, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Stephanie at Fleet Feet in West Hartford: Instagram @fleetfeetwesthartford Check out the Fleet Feet website Like their Facebook Page @fleetfeetwesthartford Send an email: support@fleetfeet.com Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

60 MIN2 w ago
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Running in Hot Weather During The Summer with Stephanie Blozy

Nutrition Keys To Success For Running Races with Mike Mathewson

Do you want to know how to fuel and hydrate properly before you run your first virtual half marathon? Have you struggled with hitting the wall during your previous races? Then this episode is for you!! Mike Mathewson from Crank Sports was our special guest and dropped some knowledge about running fuel and hydration. In this episode, Mike shares the answers to the following questions and then some! 1. What is the different between simple sugars and complex carbohydrates? 2. What is the best way to fuel for running? In terms of improving performance? Bars? Gels? Chews? Drinks? Fruit? 3. How much water should I drink with energy gels? 4. How many gels should I take during a half marathon? 5. How to stay hydrated while running long distances? 6. How do I know if I am dehydrated before a run? This is a science packed episode with many actionable tips for your long run, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Mike and Crank Sports: Instagram @cranksports Twitter @CrankSports YouTube @cranksports Check out his crank sports website Like his Facebook Page @cranksports Send an email: service@cranksports.com Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

46 MIN3 w ago
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Nutrition Keys To Success For Running Races with Mike Mathewson

How Fast Should You Run? 3 Types of Runs and When You Should Do Them with Coach Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

You are probably running too fast...or too slow

43 MINJUL 16
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How Fast Should You Run? 3 Types of Runs and When You Should Do Them with Coach Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

3 Simple Steps To Get Rid Of Your Upper Hamstring Tendon Pain Forever with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Do you get that stubborn pain at the top of your hamstring right where it connects to your "sit bone"? This could be a dull achy pain that gets worse after your runs or sitting for a long period of time during your work day or a long car ride. Have you thought…will it ever go away? Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you try and go back that pain just doesn't go away? SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT and wanted to help you as a runner become stronger with specific strength training on how to fix hamstring tendon pain. In this episode Dr. Duane Scotti talks about what you need to know about Hamstring pain in runners. 1. What is high hamstring tendonitis or butt pain in runners? 2. Why you shouldn't be stretching your hamstrings! 3. The best exercises for your hamstrings to help your body be more resilient with your running and prevent future injuries. Click Here for the LIVE video of this episode showing you the anatomy that we talked about during the episode: https://youtu.be/XU3N9kHoTFM Get more info on soft tissue care for runners here: https://sparkyourtraining.com/muscle-care/ How to foam roll your hamstrings: https://youtu.be/YZFuobpR_kU Loading exercises for your hamstrings (single leg bridge and nordic hamstring curl): https://youtu.be/E1MsflyqbMA More loading and progression exercises for hamstring strengthening: https://youtu.be/zsv7dhCVL_0 I hope you enjoy the episode and thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Are Stuck Inside During A Pandemic] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

40 MINJUL 9
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3 Simple Steps To Get Rid Of Your Upper Hamstring Tendon Pain Forever with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Talking Hamstring Injuires with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

You don't have tight hamstrings...and if you do it is not the reason why you have hamstring pain! We flip the roles for today’s episode. I was fortunate enough to be a guest on the Strength Running Podcast and had the opportunity to share my knowledge on hamstring tendon pain (butt pain). In this episode we get down to the root cause of hamstring injuries, how to strength them, prevention advice, as well as dispel some common myths about rehabbing hamstring injuries. Duane and Jason also talk about: • Why runners with hamstring issues should think twice about pool running • Can heavy shoes impact your hamstring health? • The most effective hamstring exercises for runners • When runners can use NSAIDS and when to avoid them This deep dive episode on high hamstring tendon pain will provide you the knowledge to begin to train smarter and prevent your hamstring pain from coming back! I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! Connect with Jason: Instagram @jasonfitz Check out his Strength Running website Listen To The Strength Running Podcast Like his Facebook Page @strengthrunning Send an email: support@strengthrunning.com ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

58 MINJUL 4
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Talking Hamstring Injuires with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

How To Run Your First Half Marathon Even If You Are Not A Runner | RunDisney Experience with Deb Scotti

Are you a frustrated runner that keeps getting injured?... Do you think you would never be able to run 13.1 miles because you don't have the body to be a runner? My wife thought the same thing so I figured I would bring her on the show to share her story and experience doing her first half marathon and our first runDisney experience (the only in person race we did in 2020) before the pandemic. Deb shares how she felt before beginning to train for a half marathon and how she overcame her hamstring injury. We integrate the principles of "training to run" with Deb's real life story. We also chatted about the importance of progressing exercises with your training. Last but certainly not least you will hear my youngest daughter Gabby make her first appearance on the podcast I hope this true case story helps you realize that there are solutions to your pain and that you can run a half marathon (even if you don't think you are a runner). SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

24 MINJUN 25
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How To Run Your First Half Marathon Even If You Are Not A Runner | RunDisney Experience with Deb Scotti

Injury Prevention Usually Isn't Very Sexy with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

Why do I keep getting injured running? Have you wondered this before or want to know how running injuries can be prevented? Extremely grateful to have running coach Jason Fitzgerald from Strength Running on the show to provide you a coach's perspective on injury prevention. Jason shares a wealth of knowledge answering the following questions and he even shared his #1 top exercise for injury prevention! 1. How do you define injury prevention for running? 2. Why do you think it is important for runners to prioritize injury prevention into their training? 3. Where does strength training for runners fit into the injury prevention picture? 4. How many times a week should a runner do strength training? 5. What are some of your favorite running injury prevention exercises? 6. Do you have any strength training workouts specific to trail running or are the strength programs you create and recommend the same as our road runners? 7. How much does running technique contribute to injury prevention and do you work on these with the runners you work with on a 1-on-1 basis. If so, what are your thoughts on gait retraining with running? This is jam packed episode with many golden nuggets revealed, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Jason: Instagram @jasonfitz Check out his Strength Running website Listen To The Strength Running Podcast Like his Facebook Page @strengthrunning Send an email: support@strengthrunning.com Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

54 MINJUN 18
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Injury Prevention Usually Isn't Very Sexy with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

IT Band Syndrome | Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment | Get Back To Running with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Do you get that stubborn pain on the outside of your knee with running especially going up hills? This could be sharp at times and causes you to stop in your tracks and walk. Have you thought…will IT band syndrome ever go away? Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you try and go back that pain stops you in your tracks? SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT and wanted to help you as a runner become stronger with specific strength training on how to fix IT Band Syndrome. In this episode Dr. Duane Scotti talks about what you need to know about ITB syndrome in runners. In this episode, Duane shares with you the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention to help with iliotibial band syndrome in runners. If you follow these running tips and exercises you will build a body that is more resilient with your running and prevent future injuries. CLICK HERE to learn more or sign up for the SPARK Your Sole virtual race series t...

53 MINJUN 11
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IT Band Syndrome | Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment | Get Back To Running with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Latest Episodes

5k and Half Marathon | 3 Can’t Miss Tips with Coach Cat Aniballi

Do you want to know what you should do before a 5k race? Do you know what the best way to prepare for a half marathon is? In this episode, those questions will be answered! I had the pleasure of talking with running coach, Cat Aniballi! She is so passionate about running and she will be sharing her own running secrets with you! She also shares information about the Wallingford Fishbein/YMCA Community 2020 Roadrace! You get 2 running coaches sharing our top 3 can't miss tips that you can implement into your next 5k or half marathon! Whether the race is in person, or virtual, these tips will be beneficial! Connect with Cat: Facebook: Cat Aniballi Instagram: @hookoffthejab For more information on the Wallingford/Fishbein YMCA Community Roadrace: https://www.wallingfordymca.org/events/roadrace/?fbclid=IwAR3eUSWcjZmNRmqdw3xd1dwbjyOKjUyVlMsHWIj-xaRb2FrcGugTo7EbNK8 For more information on the BRAND NEW Team Healthy Runner Half Marathon Training Program: https://sparkyourtraining.com/half/ I hope these tips help you stay healthy doing what YOU love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

55 MIN1 d ago
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5k and Half Marathon | 3 Can’t Miss Tips with Coach Cat Aniballi

UCAN Have Energy For Running | How To Avoid Hitting The Wall with Matt Bach

Have you ever bonked on a race and want to know how to avoid GI problems with running? Do you want to know what causes fatigue with running? Would you like more energy for your runs? UCAN have energy for running and you don't have to bonk during your next event. In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Matt Bach, Director of Endurance Athletics at UCAN and he shared his own personal experience as Ironman champion and the origin story of the brand and products you know so well! In this episode, Matt shares with you: - What gives us energy for running? - What causes fatigue when running or hitting the wall? - What does running do to your stomach? - How do we avoid GI problems while running? - What is UCAN and where did superstarch come from? - What is different about superstarch? - The role of electrolytes in the “energy equation” - How Matt got rid of his injuries with physical therapy and strengthening exercises. For more information on how to properly fuel for your runs connect with Matt and UCAN: Website: https://ucan.co/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GenUCAN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenUCAN Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/genucan/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GenUCAN I hope these tips help you stay healthy doing what YOU love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

52 MIN1 w ago
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UCAN Have Energy For Running | How To Avoid Hitting The Wall with Matt Bach

Running in Hot Weather During The Summer with Stephanie Blozy

It is the dog days of summer and we are currently running through the hottest part of the year and wanted to help you conquer running outside in the summer! Have you every thought to yourself …what temperature is too hot to run? Or do you want to know how to prepare to run in hot weather and continue your training despite the high temperatures? Then this episode is for you!! Stephanie Blozy is a former Meteorologist and owner of Fleet Feet West Hartford and was our special guest to drop some knowledge about running in the heat and humidity during the summer. In this episode, Stephanie shares the answers to the following questions and then some! Why is it so hard to run in the heat? Is it dangerous to run in extreme heat? What are the benefits of running in hot weather? How do you prepare to run in hot weather? What do you wear to run in hot weather? I hope you enjoy the interview! Thank you for watching. This is a jam packed episode with many actionable tips for your summer runs, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Stephanie at Fleet Feet in West Hartford: Instagram @fleetfeetwesthartford Check out the Fleet Feet website Like their Facebook Page @fleetfeetwesthartford Send an email: support@fleetfeet.com Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

60 MIN2 w ago
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Running in Hot Weather During The Summer with Stephanie Blozy

Nutrition Keys To Success For Running Races with Mike Mathewson

Do you want to know how to fuel and hydrate properly before you run your first virtual half marathon? Have you struggled with hitting the wall during your previous races? Then this episode is for you!! Mike Mathewson from Crank Sports was our special guest and dropped some knowledge about running fuel and hydration. In this episode, Mike shares the answers to the following questions and then some! 1. What is the different between simple sugars and complex carbohydrates? 2. What is the best way to fuel for running? In terms of improving performance? Bars? Gels? Chews? Drinks? Fruit? 3. How much water should I drink with energy gels? 4. How many gels should I take during a half marathon? 5. How to stay hydrated while running long distances? 6. How do I know if I am dehydrated before a run? This is a science packed episode with many actionable tips for your long run, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to staying active, staying healthy, and just keep running! ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Mike and Crank Sports: Instagram @cranksports Twitter @CrankSports YouTube @cranksports Check out his crank sports website Like his Facebook Page @cranksports Send an email: service@cranksports.com Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

46 MIN3 w ago
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Nutrition Keys To Success For Running Races with Mike Mathewson

How Fast Should You Run? 3 Types of Runs and When You Should Do Them with Coach Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

You are probably running too fast...or too slow

43 MINJUL 16
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How Fast Should You Run? 3 Types of Runs and When You Should Do Them with Coach Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

3 Simple Steps To Get Rid Of Your Upper Hamstring Tendon Pain Forever with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Do you get that stubborn pain at the top of your hamstring right where it connects to your "sit bone"? This could be a dull achy pain that gets worse after your runs or sitting for a long period of time during your work day or a long car ride. Have you thought…will it ever go away? Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you try and go back that pain just doesn't go away? SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT and wanted to help you as a runner become stronger with specific strength training on how to fix hamstring tendon pain. In this episode Dr. Duane Scotti talks about what you need to know about Hamstring pain in runners. 1. What is high hamstring tendonitis or butt pain in runners? 2. Why you shouldn't be stretching your hamstrings! 3. The best exercises for your hamstrings to help your body be more resilient with your running and prevent future injuries. Click Here for the LIVE video of this episode showing you the anatomy that we talked about during the episode: https://youtu.be/XU3N9kHoTFM Get more info on soft tissue care for runners here: https://sparkyourtraining.com/muscle-care/ How to foam roll your hamstrings: https://youtu.be/YZFuobpR_kU Loading exercises for your hamstrings (single leg bridge and nordic hamstring curl): https://youtu.be/E1MsflyqbMA More loading and progression exercises for hamstring strengthening: https://youtu.be/zsv7dhCVL_0 I hope you enjoy the episode and thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Are Stuck Inside During A Pandemic] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

40 MINJUL 9
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3 Simple Steps To Get Rid Of Your Upper Hamstring Tendon Pain Forever with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Talking Hamstring Injuires with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

You don't have tight hamstrings...and if you do it is not the reason why you have hamstring pain! We flip the roles for today’s episode. I was fortunate enough to be a guest on the Strength Running Podcast and had the opportunity to share my knowledge on hamstring tendon pain (butt pain). In this episode we get down to the root cause of hamstring injuries, how to strength them, prevention advice, as well as dispel some common myths about rehabbing hamstring injuries. Duane and Jason also talk about: • Why runners with hamstring issues should think twice about pool running • Can heavy shoes impact your hamstring health? • The most effective hamstring exercises for runners • When runners can use NSAIDS and when to avoid them This deep dive episode on high hamstring tendon pain will provide you the knowledge to begin to train smarter and prevent your hamstring pain from coming back! I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! Connect with Jason: Instagram @jasonfitz Check out his Strength Running website Listen To The Strength Running Podcast Like his Facebook Page @strengthrunning Send an email: support@strengthrunning.com ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

58 MINJUL 4
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Talking Hamstring Injuires with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

How To Run Your First Half Marathon Even If You Are Not A Runner | RunDisney Experience with Deb Scotti

Are you a frustrated runner that keeps getting injured?... Do you think you would never be able to run 13.1 miles because you don't have the body to be a runner? My wife thought the same thing so I figured I would bring her on the show to share her story and experience doing her first half marathon and our first runDisney experience (the only in person race we did in 2020) before the pandemic. Deb shares how she felt before beginning to train for a half marathon and how she overcame her hamstring injury. We integrate the principles of "training to run" with Deb's real life story. We also chatted about the importance of progressing exercises with your training. Last but certainly not least you will hear my youngest daughter Gabby make her first appearance on the podcast I hope this true case story helps you realize that there are solutions to your pain and that you can run a half marathon (even if you don't think you are a runner). SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

24 MINJUN 25
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How To Run Your First Half Marathon Even If You Are Not A Runner | RunDisney Experience with Deb Scotti

Injury Prevention Usually Isn't Very Sexy with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

Why do I keep getting injured running? Have you wondered this before or want to know how running injuries can be prevented? Extremely grateful to have running coach Jason Fitzgerald from Strength Running on the show to provide you a coach's perspective on injury prevention. Jason shares a wealth of knowledge answering the following questions and he even shared his #1 top exercise for injury prevention! 1. How do you define injury prevention for running? 2. Why do you think it is important for runners to prioritize injury prevention into their training? 3. Where does strength training for runners fit into the injury prevention picture? 4. How many times a week should a runner do strength training? 5. What are some of your favorite running injury prevention exercises? 6. Do you have any strength training workouts specific to trail running or are the strength programs you create and recommend the same as our road runners? 7. How much does running technique contribute to injury prevention and do you work on these with the runners you work with on a 1-on-1 basis. If so, what are your thoughts on gait retraining with running? This is jam packed episode with many golden nuggets revealed, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening! Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love ♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners ♂️ SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! ️ We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Jason: Instagram @jasonfitz Check out his Strength Running website Listen To The Strength Running Podcast Like his Facebook Page @strengthrunning Send an email: support@strengthrunning.com Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Website

54 MINJUN 18
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Injury Prevention Usually Isn't Very Sexy with Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running

IT Band Syndrome | Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment | Get Back To Running with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD

Do you get that stubborn pain on the outside of your knee with running especially going up hills? This could be sharp at times and causes you to stop in your tracks and walk. Have you thought…will IT band syndrome ever go away? Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you try and go back that pain stops you in your tracks? SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT and wanted to help you as a runner become stronger with specific strength training on how to fix IT Band Syndrome. In this episode Dr. Duane Scotti talks about what you need to know about ITB syndrome in runners. In this episode, Duane shares with you the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention to help with iliotibial band syndrome in runners. If you follow these running tips and exercises you will build a body that is more resilient with your running and prevent future injuries. CLICK HERE to learn more or sign up for the SPARK Your Sole virtual race series t...

53 MINJUN 11
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IT Band Syndrome | Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment | Get Back To Running with Duane Scotti, DPT, PhD
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