Best Exercises for Runners with Chris Johnson
Today I speak with Chris Johnson, physical therapist, coach, author, teacher, consultant, and multiple-time Kona qualifier. He is also the creator of The Run Well, an online membership platform and community with a mission to fast-track clinicians, coaches, and trainers, who are looking to specialize in working with runners. Chris’ aim is to be a resource for athletes who are passionate about running and triathlon.
Chris and I talk about many facets recovery from injuries, coming back to running postpartum, and some of the most important exercises you can do, PERIOD!
We talk about:
-the love of running
-exercises for runners
-utilizing the power of walking
-slowing down movements to evaluate
-altered movement patterns from injuries
-figuring out what’s heavy enough
-using fundamental movements
-hitting benchmarks before returning to running
-similarities in returning to run after injury and postpartum
3:55 mistakes everyday runners make
7:40 providing exercises to runners
13:30 moving past the fear of old injuries
17:34 demystifying injury recovery
20:30 figuring out the right weight
27:40 top exercise recommendations
37:00 differences between working with men and women
44:35 Run Well Program
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