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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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QT: Are Your Running Injuries Really Running Injuries?


As runners, there are a few injuries that are all too common within our ranks.

Plantar fasciitis. Shin splints. IT band syndrome. Stress fractures.

In most cases, when a runner is struggling with one of these issues we look for a solution in our running.

Maybe we need new shoes. Or a tweak to our form. Or we’ve increased our mileage too quickly.

But what if I told you that the actual root cause of some running injuries has nothing to do with running?

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Mike Swinger Is Providing Runners With A DIY Guide To Injury Prevention


My guest today is back for round two!

He is a physical therapist that is a runner and is also passionate about working with other runners.

Mike Swinger and Some Schlub

I am excited to welcome Mike Swinger to the show again, and to my house, as we discuss his new book, “Runner’s Fix.”

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Menachem Brodie May Not Run Much But He Knows What Runners Need


My guest on the show today isn’t much of a runner, but his experience as an international cycling and triathlon coach makes him a knowledgeable source on the value of strength training.

Menachem Brodie

In addition to coaching, he’s also been featured in a variety of publications, a fellow CSCS (certified strength conditioning specialist), and recently launched his own podcast.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Menachem Brodie today.

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