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Trish Barry Borboa Is a PT Focusing On Healing The Mind And The Body


Trish Barry Borboa will be joining me on the show today and we will have no shortage of topics to discuss.

Beyond her running life, she is also a physical therapist with a passion for helping runners.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Trish Barry Borboa today.

Trish Barry Balboa

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Samantha Wood Knows Strength In Running Starts With The Feet


Samantha Wood will be joining me on the show today and we will have no shortage of topics to talk about.

This physical therapist recently finished her third Leadville 100 miler and has also competed in the Spartan World Championships several times.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with my fellow Altra Red Team member Samantha Wood.

Samantha Wood

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Don’t Forget to Strengthen Your Feet! Wait, What?

Running injuries and strength training exercises for runners are easily two of the topics I talk about most on this website.

Why?

Well, with running injuries it’s what I know the most about and where my real expertise in the running world lies. I may never be the worlds greatest runner or running coach, but if you got a problem, (Yo!) I’ll solve it! (Get it?) 

Or at least, I’ll help you solve it.

And strength training gets talked about a fair amount because I think it’s important and I think it can do wonders to help many of the most common running injuries.

But in all of my strength training videos, at least until now, I’ve never mentioned some of the most important exercises you can do to specifically target one of the most overlooked (and thus, most problematic) areas on a runner: the feet.

Strengthen Your Feet Muscles

Not My Feet. Sorry.

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Nothing Like That Plantar Fasciitis!

As I near taper time for my upcoming marathon, I’m starting to notice a lot more aches and pains than I remember having a few months ago. While I’m pretty sure that most are just phantom pains or fatigue issues that the taper will solve, I do have some soreness on the bottom of my foot.

You veteran runners know where I’m going with this, the dreaded plantar fascia is barking at me again. Read more