Mastering Running Performance and Preventing Injuries with Dr. Tyler Eng: Perfect Your Technique and Training
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Are you passionate about running or thinking about picking up this fantastic form of exercise? In this episode of The Pain & Performance Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Tyler Eng, a running pain and performance specialist, who dives deep into the world of running technique and training. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting your running journey, this conversation is packed with valuable insights that can help you improve your performance and stay injury-free.

Episode Highlights:

The Impact of Mechanical Faults: Dr. Tyler Eng starts by shedding light on how specific mechanical faults, like overstriding and cadence issues, can lead to injuries and damage. If you've ever wondered why your knees or shins hurt after a run, you'll want to tune in to understand these crucial factors.

Technique and Training: Discover actionable steps to work on your running technique and training program. Dr. Eng shares practical advice on making the necessary changes to enhance your running performance and reduce discomfort.

The Floor Is Lava: Yes, you read that right! Dr. Eng reveals a fun and effective way to improve your running technique. Find out how "playing the floor is lava" can translate into better form and less strain on your body.

The Talk Test: Learn a clever method for scheduling your runs effectively. Dr. Eng discusses how using the "talk test" can help you determine whether it's a hard or easy running day, optimizing your training.

The 80/20 Rule: Get insights into the 80/20 rule for running training and performance. Discover how this principle can balance your workouts, making sure you get the most out of your training while preventing overexertion.

Common Running Injuries: Dr. Eng shares his expertise on the most common causes of the most prevalent running injuries. If you've ever experienced a running-related injury, understanding these root causes is essential for prevention.

Whether you're striving to achieve a new personal best, embark on your running journey, or simply enjoy a pain-free jog in the park, this podcast episode is your go-to guide. Dr. Tyler Eng's expertise will empower you with the knowledge and tools you need to master running performance and safeguard against injuries. Don't miss out—click to listen now and take your running to the next level! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ #RunningPerformance #InjuryPrevention #RunningTechnique #TrainingTips

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