How many of you think injuries are normal part of running?
Well, we’re here to tell you it’s not.
Not only is it entirely possible to run injury free, but it’s possible for everyone. Today we’ll be discussing how to do it by following, his “insurance policy” for injury free running which he outlines in his bestselling book: “You Can Run Pain Free”.
Today we’re talking mostly about foot injuries in runners, how to prevent them, and why they happen in the first place. We also go into orthotics, Dr. Nick’s top shoe recommendations, and so much more.
Our guest started out running as a hobby, and has been a runner most of his life.
Dr. Nick Campitelli is a podiatrist based in Akron, Ohio who specializes in foot and ankle surgery.
As runners, we strive to do our best and we know how important nutrition is to running our best. Yet, we often hear about how many runners don’t get enough vitamins and minerals in their diet.
In today’s episode, you’ll learn more about nutritional deficiencies, the science behind them, and how to correct them once and for all. If you’ve ever wondered whether you need to take iron, calcium or any other supplement, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll also talk about various studies done on bone density, bone loss and nutrition, and their surprising findings, diet recommendations for sports performance, and much more.
Marathon Season is here and this is Chicago Marathon week (did you read our Chicago marathon race guide?). One of the runners who will take part in it is my guest on this episode and he shares his incredible story of bravery and overcoming the odds to lead a life that inspires others. It is the most emotional interview I’ve done and I am certain you will be as inspired by Fernando Cabada as I am.
Fernando explains that he grew up in the Fresno, California area as the son of first and second generation immigrants. His fat [...]