175. Injury Expert Jay Dicharry on the 4 Physical Skills Needed for Pain-Free Running
Jay Dicharry is a physical therapist who rose to prominence as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the SPEED Clinic at the University of Virginia.
He has written two books that are highly recommended for our community: Anatomy for Runners and Running Rewired. Jay also consults for several footwear companies, the US Air Force, and USA Track and Field.
Recently, Jay created and founded MOBO Board, an innovative foot stability tool.
In this episode we talk about the 4 skills that Jay deems absolutely necessary for healthy, pain-free running. Those are postural control, rotational stability, hip dominance, and individual skeletal alignment. We go into detail on all of these, talking about what they are, why they’re important, and how to build these skills into your training.
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