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UCAN Have Energy For Running | How To Avoid Hitting The Wall

 

Have you ever bonked on a race? Do you want to know how to avoid GI problems with running? Do you want to know what causes fatigue with running? Would you like more energy for your runs? 

 

 

Well… UCAN have energy for running and you don’t have to bonk during your next event. 

 

 

 

 

In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Matt Bach, Director of Endurance Athletics at UCAN and he shared his own personal experience as an Ironman champion. He also shares the origin story of the brand and products you know so well!

 

 

When developing this product, the ultimate goal was to help in saving the life of a young boy named Jonah. Many professional and collegiate athletes have incorporated UCAN into their daily lives since then! Runners have especially found UCAN to be beneficial to their training. The story of UCAN is a powerful one that we want to showcase here at SPARK. If you want to learn more, please check out the website  here.

 

 

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

 

 

You can also listen to the audio version on the Healthy Runner Podcast…now available on your favorite podcast app!

 

 

Here is what other runners are saying about the podcast

 

 

In this episode, Matt shares with you:

 

  • What gives us energy for running?
  • What causes fatigue when running or hitting the wall?
  • What does running do to your stomach?
  • How do we avoid GI problems while running?
  • What is UCAN and where did superstarch come from?
  • What is different about superstarch?
  • The role of electrolytes in the “energy equation”
  • How Matt got rid of his injuries with physical therapy and strengthening exercises.

 

 

Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!

 

For more information on how to properly fuel for your runs connect with Matt and UCAN:

Website: https://ucan.co/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GenUCAN

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenUCAN

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/genucan/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GenUCAN

 

 

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

Have you been running but you are not getting the results you are looking for?  Are you looking for a plan beyond google that will provide structure, is individualized to your busy schedule, and will keep you injury free?

 

I am excited to announce that I will be expanding my personalized coaching services to guide you in taking your running to the next level!

 

The SPARK Healthy Runner Program includes:

 

– 100% customized training plan developed and monitored by myself as a running PT and Coach.

– 100% customized strength plan developed and monitored by myself

– Modifications to your plan as needed.

– LIVE on-boarding coaching call by phone or video chat with myself

– Weekly workout analysis and accountability through your coach.

 

Click THIS LINK for a FREE 20 minute phone consultation and let’s chat to see if this program is a good fit for you!

 

 

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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.”

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