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Half Marathon Training | Running Tips

 

Meet the Healthy Runner coaching team to share our half marathon training tips to get your running SPARK back in 2021!

 

In this episode, 

We have Coaches Cat Aniballi, LaToya Felton, Lu Zou, and Whitney LaCombe to answer some common half marathon questions as well as what they love best about training for a half marathon.  

 

 

Click the video below to watch the LIVE within the Healthy Runner Facebook Group

Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!

 

Here are some of the questions that were answered during this fun and interactive chat:

  • How long do you need to train for a half marathon?
  • How many days a week should I run for half marathon training?
  • Can I run a half marathon if I can run 6 miles?
  • Is it hard to train for a half marathon?
  • Can you lose weight while training for a half marathon?
  • How do I run my first half marathon?

 

We also answered some common questions about the NEW Healthy Runner Half Marathon program and shared some extra perks about the program.  

 

CLICK ABOVE FOR THE HEALTHY RUNNER HALF MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM

 

A Half Marathon Program For Your Running and Life

Imagine getting back in shape without having to think or spend time wondering what you need to do for workouts to stay sane and get your running fitness back…

The NEW and improved Team Healthy Runner Half Marathon Training program will do just that and is for the dedicated runner who wants to feel good again this spring!⠀

Get the run plan, exercises, structure and community support from our Healthy Runner coaching team to run 13.1 miles.  

CLICK HERE to learn more!

 

 

Connect with our Healthy Runner Coaching Team: 

 

Facebook Community: Healthy Runner 

Instagram:

      LaToya: @llf423

      Cat: @hookoffthejab

      Lu: @lucio_run_fitness

      Whitney: @runwhitrun2

 

You can listen to all the information in this episode on the Healthy Runner Podcast…available wherever you get your podcasts!

 

 

Here is what other runners are saying about the podcast

 

 

Thank you (running friends) for taking the time to read and I hope you enjoy the podcast episode!

Warmest regards,

 

– Duane

 

Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

 

 

⚡️ SPARK Physical Therapy and the Healthy Runner Podcast  Helping Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again…

[Even If You Don’t Think You Are A Runner]

If you are a runner and frustrated with your nagging aches and pains and have been told to stop running, we can help you.

 

Health for Runners BY Runners ‍

 

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“I developed IT band syndrome during my first marathon training cycle last year and ended up in physical therapy for about 3 months. I was told not to run if I had any pain at all. I lost so much time “recovering” that I ended up deferring my registration to the next year. I spent the next summer training for the same marathon when about 6 weeks out, that familiar IT band pain returned. I could barely finish a mile. I didn’t want to go back to my physical therapist because I knew what he was going to tell me. Stop running. I was so frustrated and started to feel like marathons weren’t for me. I stumbled upon the healthy runner podcast and learned that I don’t have to stop running in order to recover from injury! I was skeptical about an online physical therapy session. But I reached out to Dr. Scotti and he was able to give me the tools to mitigate my pain within the first session! I was able to complete my training cycle and made it to the finish line of my first marathon with his help! I highly recommend!”

Kendyl R. (Runner)

“I’d been dealing with Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) for about 4 years and had been doing PT, but still had lingering pains. I just figured I’d have to suck it up and deal with it because that was as good as I was going to get. But then, I came across a podcast of Duane being interviewed by Jason Fitzgerald on PHT and how he overcame the injury, and my curiosity was piqued. I met with him virtually and he has been a GODSEND! I’m able to sit as I type this! I can bend over and get in and out of cars without pain! And, I’m RUNNING again!!! It is amazing to be able to do things that I haven’t been able to do without pain since 2016!!! Thank you so much Duane for being an incredible PT!!”

Michelle D. (Runner)

“I suffered from IT band syndrome for four years before seeing Dr. Scotti in April 2020. Before then, I couldn’t run more than about 10 minutes without stabbing pain near my left knee. I’d seen various orthopedists, physical therapists, and chiropractors looking for some relief. My career needed me to run a mile and a half within a certain amount of time, and it was impossible to do so with the knee pain. I saw Dr. Scotti and he immediately got to work! That first visit, he helped me understand the anatomy and underlying cause of my knee pain (aka IT Band syndrome). Once I understood what was happening, the course of treatment made so much sense. Not only did he have online videos of all the recommended exercises to treat the problem, his “healthy runner” Facebook group, Podcast, and YouTube videos held a wealth of information and supplemented my plan. I soon understood that running wasn’t just a casual hobby – it’s a sport and one that deserves dedication and focus. Without his dedication to the sport and his community, I wouldn’t have realized this! Over the next few months, I had many ups and downs – victories and failures – and even some tears! Two steps forward and one step back. Dr. Scotti always checked in between appointments and tweaked my plan if needed. By August, I was regularly running 3-4 miles with barely any pain! If I did get pain, it was because my dedication and focus were lacking – and I quickly picked it back up and overcame. I’m so thankful I took another chance at having my knee looked at and trusted someone else. I run regularly now and am really enjoying it. I can’t thank Dr. Scotti enough and would highly recommend him to anyone having trouble.”

Tracy G. (Runner)

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