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Q&A: Heel drops/Shockwave/Strength training/Taping

Today on the Run Smarter Podcast we answer questions from our Patreon family. We answer questions around heel drops, shockwave, strength training & whether taping is effective. If you would like to contribute to the podcast, join our small family and have the opportunity to ask your own questions just contribute $5 per month and sign up on the patreon link below.

Here are today’s topics:

  • What are ‘heel drops’ in a shoe and how can a change in heel drop lead to injury.
  • Describe shockwave therapy & is it beneficial for running rehabilitation?
  • What are some strength exercises to help a sprinter?
  • Is there a rep range that endurance runners should aim for?
  • What are the effects of taping and the pros & cons.

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