The Running Public
Om The Running Public
A Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Functional Medicine Practitioner, and founder of Movement Vault, Dr Wickham joins us for a conversation on joint longevity, flexibility, mobility, stretching, human movement, injury prevention, injuries, injury rehab, and recovery.
Rich and Brakken have a deep dive conversation about using Non Impact Cardio (cross training) as a performance enhancer RATHER than using it for only for rehab specific purposes. How can a runner use non running activities to noticeably improve their race performances?
Eamon was the team captain, and emotional leader, of UW OshKosh’s track and cross country teams when Kirk first arrived on campus as a freshman. After a stellar individual running career, he returned as a coach and has spent the last thirteen years leading the distance programs. Today he chats old running stories, his transition into collegiate coaching, and the challenges of coaching and recruiting in the day and age of social media.
Episode Two of our mini series! We all have workouts which would make absolutely zero sense on paper. Maybe you just love the workout. Maybe it is necessary for injury prevention or mental toughness. Or maybe it really just doesn’t make any sense and you shouldn’t be doing it!
Justin takes us through his recent experience of switching from pursuing a chilly 140 mile FKT with 36,000 feet of vert to a warm 100 mile race with 13,000 feet of vert. He discusses switching from pure steep hill training to flat, faster training, how he went about utilizing heat acclimation practices, how he fits in his massive training weeks, and what a race feels like when your gut betrays you.
Today kicks off a mini series on how to effectively train yourself for running performance. We begin things with “Boring is Best, Unless You Need Excitement.” All the best endurance athletes use simple training methods. How do you enact this without going stir crazy?
Veejay went right to the top of the OCR world on the strength of his running and obstacle abilities. With the shifting landscape in OCR no longer motivating him the way it used to, he’s decided to branch out into Hybrid Racing. Today he discusses the process of taking time off running, taking up serious weight training and learning to run while truly compromised for the first time, and how it has made him more serious about getting faster than he’s been in years.