The MR Runningpains Podcast
When You’re Not Strong Enough to Run, How to Know, What To Do, and The Come Back

When You’re Not Strong Enough to Run, How to Know, What To Do, and The Come Back

August 6, 2020

My Physical Therapist found my hip too weak to sustain running properly without further injury. Here's where it went from there and where it's going.

 

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Trail Maintenance - Get Involved - Episode 24

Trail Maintenance - Get Involved - Episode 24

July 30, 2020

In this episode, I talk about how to get involved in trail maintenance, and what it entails. I hope you can help in some way!

 

Aug. 29 trail workday event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/630644444499274?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A5%2C%22action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22main_list%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22%5C%22[]%5C%22%22%7D]%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D

 

Local Trail Maintenance Clubs/Volunteer Opportunities:

Carolina Mountain Club (CMC) - https://www.carolinamtnclub.org

North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association - https://nchighpeaks.org

Friends of DuPont - https://www.dupontforest.com/volunteer/

Friends of Panther Town - https://panthertown.org/trails/

Conserving Carolina - https://conservingcarolina.org/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/

SORBA - https://sorba.org

 

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Kyle Robidoux - A Visually Impaired Ultra Runner - Episode 23

Kyle Robidoux - A Visually Impaired Ultra Runner - Episode 23

July 23, 2020

Kyle Robidoux is slowly losing his vision, but continues to complete ultra marathons of up to 100-miles!!! He uses sighted guides to help him along the way. This was a fun conversation with an awesome athlete! Thank you Kyle!

 

Visit www.unitedinstride.com to learn more about guiding.

 

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Former Transcontinental Record Holder of 46 Days (1980-2016) Frank Giannino Interview - Episode 22

Former Transcontinental Record Holder of 46 Days (1980-2016) Frank Giannino Interview - Episode 22

July 16, 2020

Frank Giannino attempted to run the fastest time across the US in 1979. He finished, but didn't break the record. So, he went after it again in 1980. This interview means a ton to me as I grew up buying my shoes from Frank when I started running in 1990. To have such a great running idol in my home town definitely shaped not only my running, but my life!

Frank can be reached at frankg@shoe-fitter.com

His shoes website is https://shoe-fitter.com/author/frank9090/

If you'd like to learn more about Frank, Kevin Gleason's book "46 Days" can be purchased online on amazon

 

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 The following is my Facebook Post I read in the introduction:

I need to expound for a moment on the road ahead...
In 2020, not much has gone to plan or followed the script I had laid out as many of us have found! But here’s part update, and part what I feel in my heart...
Tomorrow I had planned to chase the FKT (Fastest Known Time) on our local 30-mile Art Loeb trail surrounded by friends and family. As my body had other plans (hip & calf injuries), I’ll be postponing those plans to a later date to be determined (maybe spur of the moment so I can surprise my body).
In a time where running has been a welcome relief to everything around me, I thought I would be more frustrated, but I find myself enjoying the moment with my kids, my wife, my friends, and living vicariously through the athletes I coach. I’m looking long term and realizing a break right now isn’t a bad thing, and coming back with a solid base will only make my plans for the Fall that much better.
Is the glass half full or half empty? I don’t know and I honestly don’t care! I’m going to drink whatever is in it, refill the glass, drink that, fill it up half way again, pass it to the next fellow that comes along and put my next foot forward into whatever the future holds!
For those that don’t know and for those that have read this far, life has had some big changes for me. I’m no longer an owner or employee of Foot Rx Running. I felt for the business to survive it could only have one salaried owner/operator, so I signed my portion over to one of the best friends a guy could have in Scott Socha.
After that, I analyzed what was causing stress and what was adding fulfillment and enjoyment to my life. I decided race directing was too much for me and coaching was giving me so much joy, so I’ve resigned from Race Directing (for now) & have become a full-time coach. I have just over 50 adults I coach right now training for distances of 5K to ultramarathon and I’m truly happy!!!
It’s tough in this time frame to imagine training for running as race after race is cancelled or postponed. I think those that truly love running (like myself) haven’t skipped a beat. Those that train for the extrinsic reward of the race have really had to refocus on their why and make sure it was ok to train. And yet others have found reward in their own persuit of fast times and PR’s at distances that they haven’t run in years. It’s amazing to not only see the physical transformation of these individuals, but to witness their mental growth and comprehension of what drives them to be not only a runner but what makes them human.
In my own reflection of running, I find myself entranced by the primal and instinctive nature of the physical activity. There are no parameters when you go out for a run. You can run fast or slow. Short distance or long. It doesn’t matter if you turn left or right or simply turn around and go home. It’s simple in a world of complexities.
I don’t know if anyone else finds this truth evident, but when I do go to a race and I line up, I don’t see race, gender, or ethnicity. I see humans of a kindred spirit. If someone is down or hurt, there’s no thought as to should I help, it’s how can I help. I’ve tried to make this transition to daily life and my daily interactions with everyone. It’s not easy, to love everyone and be non judgmental. But I’m trying!
I’ll continue to do my small part and I’ll even say this first...I love you! No need to say it back, I just hope it makes you think about your daily interactions and makes you feel something, if only for a moment it gives you pause and a moment to reflect.
I’m here for you if you need an ear to listen, a shoulder to cry on, arms to hug, a back to work, and two legs (hopefully soon) to run with!!!
I’ll say it one more time, and I mean it... I LOVE YOU!!!
I need to let that out! Thanks
-Aaron Saft

 

 

 

 

Discussing Intermittent Fasting & Fat Adaptation with Registered Dietitian Jake Edmiston - Episode 21

Discussing Intermittent Fasting & Fat Adaptation with Registered Dietitian Jake Edmiston - Episode 21

July 9, 2020

Thank you Jake for shedding light on these topics. Many of my athletes have so many questions about these two topics. I hope we shared some useful information. We tried to leave opinions out of this conversation and just talk facts. We understand you may have your opinions on these topics, but again, we're talking facts based on the research of science. If you have questions for Jake, you can email him at edmistonrdn@gmail.com

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Episode 20 - Shoes Glorious Shoes Fitting & Function

Episode 20 - Shoes Glorious Shoes Fitting & Function

July 2, 2020

In this episode, I go in depth on shoe fitting and function. Hope this gives you a few tips in making your next shoe purchase!

 

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Episode 19 Training For a Packed Fall & What to do if it doesn’t happen

Episode 19 Training For a Packed Fall & What to do if it doesn’t happen

June 25, 2020

Thanks to Jim Young for the listener questions that helped prompt this episode!

Some resources I referred to in this episode:

 

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Episode 18 Blood Flow Restriction with Physical Therapist Sean Simonds

Episode 18 Blood Flow Restriction with Physical Therapist Sean Simonds

June 18, 2020

Whoa BFR is the real deal! In this episode, Sean Simonds gives us an insight into Blood Flow Restriction. How it works, what to expect, and what to make sure you know and look for to have it be most effective. I hope you enjoy!

Reach Sean Simonds through his website www.specializednc.com

Book Sean Recommended:

The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds

 

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Episode 17 Plantar Fasciitis with Physical Therapist Miriam Salloum

Episode 17 Plantar Fasciitis with Physical Therapist Miriam Salloum

June 11, 2020

In this episode I talk in depth about Plantar Fasciitis with repeat guest and Physical Therapist Miriam Salloum. We talk about what it is and how to get over it. You can reach Miriam and see her helpful videos through her website www.therunnersmechanic.com

She is also accessible through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/The-Runners-Mechanic-Physical-Therapy-Clinic-1699347310291340/ 

Jay Dicharry's website & Plantar relevant material:

https://anathletesbody.com/tag/plantar/

Rathleff Article:

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/sms.12313

Oofos Sandals:

https://www.oofos.com

Rock Tape Manuals:

https://www.rocktape.com/medical/guides/downloads/

 

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Why would you need and what should you look for in a coach?

Why would you need and what should you look for in a coach?

June 4, 2020

In this solo episode, I talk about coaching, is a coach right for you, and finding a coach that is a good fit. Please reach out with questions, or if you're interested in finding out if my coaching services would be a good fit for you. Thank you!

 

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Thanks to Scott Socha for the Intro & Houston Hamlin for the Transition & Outro music, and thanks to all of you for listening!

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Aaron Saft

MR Runningpains

 

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