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Strength Training to Run Safe and Run Fast

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. Scott 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.

 

To go along with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and BS in Exercise and Sports Science, he is a Certified Endurance Running Specialist Through US Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association. He holds certifications in track and field through USA Track and Field, and Strength and Conditioning through the NSCA. He is also the Lead Instructor for our friends over at RunDNA who if you remember we had the founder of RunDNA Doug Adams on the show in episode 117!

 

 

Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!

 

Watch the video from our Facebook Live by clicking the video below!

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

https://programs.sparkhealthyrunner.com/blueprint

Episode 70

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

https://sparkhealthyrunner.com/what-muscles-are-best-to-strengthen-for-running-with-dr-duane-scotti/ 

Episode 45

Best Exercises for Running with Dr. Duane Scotti 

https://sparkhealthyrunner.com/which-exercise-is-best-for-running/

Episode 2

How To Strength Train To Run: https://sparkhealthyrunner.com/strength-train-to-run/

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Get stronger, run faster, and become a lifelong injury free runner with our 16 week 1-on-1 Healthy Runner Coaching Program.  Get the support, structure, and accountability from experts in the health and running industry.  Personalized easy to follow plans tailored to your unique needs and busy life.

 

Learn more with this behind the scenes video tour of our coaching program and hear from many of our athletes who were struggling with the same sticking points that you are.  Just head to: https://programs.sparkhealthyrunner.com/coaching

 

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Connect with Dr. Scott Greenberg:

Website: https://runsaferunfast.com/

Instagram: @scottigreenberg.dpt

Facebook: Run Safe, Run Fast with Scott Greenberg 

Twitter: @runsaferunfast

 

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Thank you (running friends) for taking the time to read and I hope you enjoy the podcast episode!

 

Warmest regards,

 

– Duane

 

Duane Scotti, PT, PhD, DPT

Physical Therapist For Runners

Board Certified, OCS

(203) 376-6514

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