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Principle #3 to Overcome your Running Injury: Undergoing stress management

Principle #3 Undergoing stress management

On this episode of the Run Smarter Podcast Brodie continues through the principles to overcome any running injury. Therefore, the concept of ‘stress’ cannot be missed. In other words, ‘stress management’ describes the various degrees of load you are subjecting your body to when changing up your running. For example increasing your running speed, changing your running surface, running up hills, changing your shoes or changing your weekly mileage. Therefore, you need to understand what changes this will have on your body and make the necessary steps to lower your injury risk.

Graph explaining running stress on the body which can lead to injury

Throughout the first 10 episodes of this podcast you will follow the journey of injury prone Pete. This parable stems from Brodie’s e-book and comprises of common lessons and challenges a runner will face. This includes injuries, treatment methods, emotional battles and triumphs. So be sure to listen to all 10 episodes of season 1. Lastly, it is critical to follow the next few seasons on strength training, and pain-based episodes before continuing onto other more specific topics.

Congratulations on listening to this podcast and starting your run smarter journey. This podcast is designed to help you build on your running knowledge, so you can tackle all your running goals. Hosted by Brodie Sharpe with the mission to ‘bring clarity & control to every injured runner’. Firstly, gain the universal principles every runner needs to know by listening to the first podcast seasons. Secondly, find podcast topics tailored to your specific situation with either Brodie’s solo episodes, or special guest episodes. Lastly, execute on what you learn and transform into a stronger, healthier, SMARTER runner.

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