Ep 36: Brodie Sharpe, Sports Physiotherapist and Founder of “Run Smarter” Discusses Running Injuries and Role of Strength Training
Brodie Sharpe is a well-known personality in the running community, primarily because of his podcast “Run Smarter” and his vast experience with athletes and injuries.
In this podcast episode, Brodie discusses various running injuries and ways to prevent them through the right workouts.
00:00 – About this episode
01:02 – Welcome Brodie to the show – Introduction to Brodie
03:34 – Flat Foot – Does it cause injury, shoe selection and more
11:12 – Importance of Gait and Biomechanics
16:40 – Overuse injury
19:04 – Knock Knees – how does it occur and ways of prevention
20:50 – Recreational Runners — how can they prevent injuries while trying to increase their PR?
29:18 – Importance of Strength Training in preventing injuries
32:10 – How to schedule your strength training?
35:10 – Does stretching in the form of warm-up and cool-down help with injury prevention?
39:28 – Brodie’s works and advice to runners
Brodie Sharpe is a Physiotherapist from Melbourne, Australia. He is the owner of an online physio clinic dedicated to treating runners worldwide and is the host of the Run Smarter Podcast. This podcast helps deliver evidence-based guidance to any runner looking to reduce their risk of injury or increase their running performance. Along with being a physio, Brodie is also a runner and a triathlete.
To connect with Brodie,
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and help beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built with a focus on bringing science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.