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What Brodie has learnt from: Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

Throughout this new weekly series, Brodie talks about his personal experiences with particular injuries and shares the lessons he has learnt along the way, so you will gain insight into injury management & prevention. This episode Brodie talks about this transition from marathon running into sprint triathlons which resulted in a proximal hamstring tendinopathy.

Brodie highlights the impact of speed on the body and how the accumulation of speed may increase the risk of injury, particularly if combined with compression such as cycling and running uphill.

We then discuss the role of compression and pain when performing rehabilitation exercises. Often runners with tendon pain are anxious to push a tendon into pain and Brodie helps guide correct rehab dosage.

Lastly, we dive into some simple, practical rehabilitation exercises that has helped Brodie along the way and finally overcome his proximal hamstring tendinopathy.

Congratulations on listening to this podcast and starting your run smarter journey. The run smarter podcast is designed to help you build on your 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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