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Duane Scotti is Breaking the Injury Cycle with a Realistic Approach

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My guest today is on for round two and we have a lot to catch up on since our first chat.

He is a physical therapist (PT), run coach, podcaster, dad, and husband.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Duane Scotti today.

Duane Scotti

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QT: Customize Your Warm-Up Routine and Your Body Will Thank You

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What does your pre-run warm-up routine look like?

I’ve talked about the value of a dynamic warm-up at least a few times, and I may have mentioned the lunge matrix and leg swings at least once or twice.

But if I’m honest? Encouraging everyone to do lunges and leg swings sounds an awful lot like one-size-fits-all advice.

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QT: Foot Health for Runners is Should Be More of a Priority


How much do you pay attention to the health of your feet?

If I had to venture a guess, I’d say that many runners don’t think about their foot health–unless something is wrong!

Foot health is definitely important to us as runners, so maybe it’s time to start thinking about your feet a little more often, eh? Read more

QT: Tips to Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season


In case you haven’t been paying attention, we have officially entered cold and flu season!

Every year when the winter weather starts to arrive, cold and flue cases tend to rise.

Obviously, no one wants to get sick. Maybe even moreso this year, what with Covid still being a major issue that we are dealing with.

So while there are no ways to completely eliminate your chances of getting sick, there are things you can do to tilt the odds in your favor. Read more

High Heels are the Devil

QT: Non-Running Shoes Can (and Do!) Contribute to Running Injuries (Best Of-ish)


Can we talk about the elephant in the room?

Elephant in the Room

When it comes to runners and their shoes, there are no shortage of arguments about which shoes are the best.

If you’ve been around these parts for more than a minute, you know that I’m a huge believer in Altras and their zero-drop platform.

But this quick tip isn’t about why I think Altras rule and other shoes drool.

No, this quick tip is about what you’re putting on your feet when you’re not running.

Because believe it or not, those shoes matter too. A lot.

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