I am taking this COVID-19 social distancing and quarantine situation as a way to take lemons and make a little lemonade! I want this to be an opportunity to serve even more of you! To help you STAY ACTIVE, STAY HEALTHY and improve your immunity (and mental sanity) during this crisis together! Click THIS LINK to learn about my 3 Tips to boost your confidence with your home workouts during this difficult time.
Click the video below to hear the LIVE announcement I made on my Facebook page and within the Healthy Runner Facebook Group
This coronavirus pandemic has created a lot of anxiety, worry, and heartache for many of us.
I am a big believer in this quote that I recently came across…
We need to continue to push forward if not for ourselves…we need to do it for our families and our children. Let’s be the role models our children will remember during these unprecedented times.
To that end, I am taking this opportunity to serve EVEN MORE of you!
To help you STAY ACTIVE, STAY HEALTHY & Improve YOUR IMMUNITY (and mental sanity) during this crisis together!
📍 That is why I have created the SPARK Online Fitness Community.
To help you continue to move forward in your health when most people are retracting with binging unhealthy snacks, Netflix and chill, and Disney + all day.
We are going to persevere together…and come out stronger on the other end of this together!
I will still continue to see my private clients at SPARK Physical Therapy virtually to help them continue to move forward, but this is an opportunity for all of us to work together.
Here is the best part…it is only $30/month
…and you can do it in the comfort and safety of your own home!
It doesn’t matter if you’re new to fitness, been working out on and off as a weekend warrior, or are a dedicated gym goer and runner 🏃🏻♀️…this program is for you.
This is how SPARK Physical Therapy is helping our running community out during these difficult times. We get after it every M,W,F at 6AM (different exercise program each day of the week)
For the 20 community members that were in our SPARK Fitness program in April they were able to catch the replay and get their real-time workout either during a lunch break or after work so they can as a runner for less than a cup of coffee per workout!
Jump into our community for the month of May…only if you want to continue moving forward with your health goals for 2020 (even during a global pandemic)
Simply, text “SPARK Fitness” to (203) 376-6514 for availability. Spots are limited, get yours before they run away!
Here is what one of our members of the SPARK Fitness Program said after 4 weeks of participating in April…
“Dr. Duane Scotti is professional and knows what he’s doing. I got to know him from his Facebook group “Healthy Runner”, where runners discuss about racing, nutrition, etc., especially injury recovery/prevention, among them including some experts such as Duane. I’ve been proactive asking questions to deal with minor injuries before they get serious and was lucky to go up to 90 miles per week and PRed my races without major injury.
It’s worth mentioning that Duane has developed a special online home fitness program during this pandemic, while the races are cancelled and outdoor runs are more limited. These programs are GREAT which covers different aspects including foam-rolling, mobility, stability, stretching and strengthening, so it’s a comprehensive package and a perfect hit for runners and active adults! Especially for runners who don’t do cross training or hate lifting weights (a vast majority lol).
Many runners hate lifting weights but that’s the essential way to prevent injury. I’ve been lifting weights and doing yoga before the running so I have a better understanding of the reason behind his workouts, making me more appreciate that Duane’s workout are well designed for runners! That’s why I highly recommend Duane’s program, which made it less intimidating and even fun and enjoyable to get stronger.”
We are going to persevere…and come out stronger on the other end of this TOGETHER as a running community!
Let’s bring our running community closer during these times.
In best health,
P.S- Here is the link to the FREE foam roller program in case you missed it on my Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/WRa7uXPoaXo
P.S.S Here is the Blog Article With ALL THE BONUS VIDEOS of the LIVE Q & A Training I did on this topic as part of the Healthy Runner Podcast Launch:
Do you want to know more about our SPARK Physical Therapy running injury clinic or our healthy runner evaluation to get you on a specific plan to PREVENT any running related injuries as you ramp up your miles for 2020?
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Working with Duane has been a game-changer for my running. I’ve been in an endless cycle of injuries for the past five years and needed to make a change.
I connected with Duane through his Healthy Runner Facebook group, and then we began our virtual physical therapy visits. Virtual sessions work great for me because I’m constantly traveling and can access care wherever I reside. Even though I’m not in the clinic, I still receive the same quality of experience!
The best part is Duane is a physical therapist, runner, and coach, so he understands how important running is for our physical, mental, and emotional well-being! If you want to become a stronger, healthier, and faster runner, look no further!
In April, I was diagnosed with proximal hamstring tendinopathy, or PHT. If you haven’t heard of it or experienced it, let me tell you…it’s a real pain in the BUTT! Not only did it derail my training (I’m a runner/cyclist), simply sitting for more than 10 minutes at a time was unbearable. There’s very little research out there on this injury and finding credible information on how to effectively treat was difficult. The initial advice I got from my ortho was to stop running, rest, and stretch. This did absolutely nothing to improve my symptoms or help me get back to running. In fact, stretching made it worse! I also tried massage, dry needling, shockwave therapy…nada. In September, I stumbled on a podcast with Duane where he spoke in depth about his own experience with PHT and how he beat it, and how he helped others overcome this stubborn injury. I was also intrigued by his philosophy of not having to give up the sport you love while recovering from injury. I contacted Duane for a consult and have been working with him since October. After assessing and reaffirming my diagnosis, he put together a customized, structured rehab program focused on progressive loading of the hamstring tendon and supporting muscles WITHOUT giving up running! Gradually, my pain began to lessen and my strength has continued to increase. I am now running four days a week and am closer than at any point in the past 8 months to putting this injury in the rearview mirror for good. I’m looking forward to getting back to structured training and racing again in 2021…an unimaginable goal two months ago. Duane is awesome! His techniques and approach to injury rehab and prevention work. If you’re an athlete who has struggled with injuries that constantly disrupt your training, Duane is your guy!
“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!”