Welcome to episode 183 of the Final Surge Podcast where we welcome Brodie Sharpe from down under to the program. Brodie runs the Run Smarter Podcast. Brodie has a Physiotherapy Practice and helps runners overcome and prevent injuries. We get into some common myths, talk about strength training and other things you can do to stay healthy.
1:30 How did you get started in running?
3:05 How does that play into what you are doing in the running community?
4:15 In the podcast you take subjects and break them up into small chunks, how did the passion for the podcast come about?
6:10 You talk a lot about overcoming injuries, what are common themes when a runner comes in to see you?
8:43 Is part of that because access to the internet so people find workouts and hit it too hard?
11:00 When runners come in with the common issues how often do they go to shoes first as the way to fix the problem?
13:41 Do you put them on a treadmill and look at their gate?
14:36 If someone comes in and they are landing way out in front do you try to change that?
15:59 What do you do to coach them through cadence changes?
17:53 What types of things should they be doing to prevent injuries not overcome?
21:11 For preventive maintenance what type of strength work do you recommend?
23:55 I think there is great agreement on the Olympic style lifts, but how about less reps vs lighter weight more reps?
27:04 One thing you talk about in your podcast is good pain vs bad pain. Can you discuss the difference?
31:49 Advice I have heard is you run and the pain doesn’t get worse during the run then it is ok to keep going, is this advice good?
34:19 What are a few of the running myths you hear a lot and talk about?
38:14 What about stretching for runners?
41:44 People are sitting at a desk all day, does it make sense to stretch out the hip flexors?