In this episode, Renee and Austin Baillie, runners and co-founders of Recharge Sport, discuss the importance of athletic recovery for athletes of all levels. Renee is a professional marathoner and Austin is an accomplished runner and massage therapist. They explain their running backgrounds, from recounting their first races to the lessons they learned from Mark Wetmore, their coach at the University of Colorado.
In this episode, Jay Dicharry, expert in biomechanical analysis, physical therapist, and director of the REP Lab, explores what it means to develop your inner athlete so that you can perform at your best, stay uninjured, and live your healthiest life. Jay explains how he became interested in the art of running injury-free: from his technique-driven background as a competitive swimmer to being an injury-prone high school cross country runner.
4 exercises in 2 minutes with a stability ball that are geared towards building core, hip, and hamstring strength. Also check out my other core for runners videos, Functional Core for Runners and Happy Hips and Glutes that do not use props. If this short and sweet routine is too short for you, make the moves 1 minute long instead of 30 seconds or do 3 sets of this routine! Let me know if you have any requests or feedback on this video– feel free to comment on the YouTube video or on this post directly.
Eight minutes of exercises that promote strength and stabilization of the hips and glutes. I believe strong and supple hips and glutes are essential for staying injury-free and happy. This video can be used as a warm up or cool down after a run OR the perfect precursor to ROO’s Functional Core for Runners Video. Shout outs and thanks to Brandon Gruver, former strength coach at Bates College, who taught me many of these moves! Let me know if you have any requests or feedback on this video– feel free to comment on the YouTube video or on this post …
In the episode, Ashton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton, powerhouse track and field athlete duo, describe each other in three words. They explain how they cultivate a competitive, yet supportive mindset in their training together. Ashton and Brianne recount the story of they met. They discuss the logistics of training together on a daily basis. Ashton and Brianne reveal their favorite and most challenging events in their multi-sports. They reflect on the proudest moment they have experienced when watching each other compete. Ashton and Brianne recap Ashton’s world record decathlon, including the nerves they both experienced with his 1500 meter event. They provide a glimpse into how they unplug in their offseason. Ashton and Brianne preview their upcoming calendar as they prepare for the 2016 Olympics. Lastly, they offer wise advice on staying injury-free.
In this episode, Dr. Hansen, chiropractic doctor, high school cross country coach, and runner,
explains why he started running in 6th grade. He reflects on his experiences competing in high school and in college at UC San Diego. Dr. Hansen recounts two memorable races of his collegiate running career. He shares how he knew he wanted to go to school for orthopedic medicine. Dr. Hansen discusses his journey opening High Altitude Spine and Sport Clinic in Boulder. He offers three things every runner can do to prevent injury. Dr. Hansen previews his upcoming race calendar. He provides insight on the psychology of high school coaching. Lastly, Dr. Hansen reveals one person he would want to have coffee with.