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Dr. Rebecca Smith Focuses On The Core Values Of Physical Therapy


My guest today is a physical therapist that specializes in working with runners both in person and virtually.

She helps to solve issues they are dealing with currently as well as working to prevent issues from happening in the first place.

I am looking forward to learning more as I go a few easy miles with Dr. Rebecca Smith today.

Dr. Rebecca Smith

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Jason Marcucilli is On The MARC When It Comes To Functional Strength


My guest today is someone that definitely believes in the value of strength training for runners.

Along with being a runner himself, he is also a personal trainer and a youth conditioning specialist.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles today with Jason Marcucilli.

Jason Marcucilli

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Dr. Kasey Hill Addresses The Root Of The Problem While Teaching Long Term Solutions


Today I am going a few easy miles with Kasey Hill, a doctor in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Kasey Hill

Runners of all levels can benefit from the easy and quick suggestions Kasey provides to keep your running body in working order.

Kasey is particularly interested in making sure things are done correctly in order to prevent the problems in the first place.

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Keith Shireman

Keith Shireman Merges His Athletic Training Background With The Mindset Of An Athlete


Keith Shireman is a certified athletic trainer and a triathlete.

Keith Shireman

Keith Shireman, ATC

Injury prevention knowledge along with knowing firsthand the struggles athletes face is a valuable combination.

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The Running Shoe Debate Continues

The Shoe Debate Continues, But Are We Missing the Point?

 The “great running shoe debate” continues concerning whether or not running barefoot is better for you than running while wearing shoes.

The Running Shoe Debate Continues

To Shoe, Or Not To Shoe? That is the Question

I originally wrote this post back in 2013, and things really haven’t change much in the last 2.5 years.

review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine does little to help steer the shoe debate one way or the other.

The research fails to draw any definitive conclusions about the risks of running barefoot as opposed to running while wearing shoes.

However, many have hailed this review as a good starting point to begin taking a more evidenced based approach to answering the question, as opposed to the subjective running shoe debate that continues to be had between the two camps with little progress being made one way or the other. Read more