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- From James: Question about Garmin’s ability to measure VO2 max “I was hoping you would talk about the VO2max readings on our watches.”
- Does NOT measure oxygen saturation…
- Does NOT measure blood ph levels…
- DOES use a fancy formula… from Firstbeat
- Best margin of error is 5%, assuming ALL data is collecting accurately
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- WestSide Stride’s Third Annual Donut Dash Charity 5K, wednesday Feb 16th at 6pm. Encouraging participants to bring gently used and new coats, blankets, and boots for our local homeless. Donations may be dropped off at Swift Printing during the entire month of February or bring them to the Donut Dash. Raffles and paczkis and lots of fun.
WORLD OF RUNNING
- Record and qualifier not recognized by NCAA
- Christian Noble of Lee (Tenn.) University ran the fastest indoor time ever by a Division II 5,000-meter runner in 13:37.39
- Wavelight technology not permitted by NCAA. Here are the rules: “For the purpose of this rule, the following shall be considered assistance, and therefore not allowed: Pacing in races by persons not participating in the same race, by lapped competitors or those about to be lapped, by competitors of the opposite gender in the same race, or pacesetting by any kind of technical device that benefits the field.”
- But wait, it’s also a world best
- Razorback Invite
- Broke record by over 5 secs
- Cole Hocker (2:49.89), Luis Peralta (47.29), Charlie Hunter (1:47.65) and Cooper Teare (3:54.61)
- IOC Chief admits there may be no spectators at the Olympic Games but that the organizers are committed to holding a “successful and safe” Olympic Games.
The first of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold in Germany
- Bethwell Birgen of Kenya 3,000m in 7:34.12
- Beatrice Chepkoech of Kenya 3,000m 8:41.98
- Katherina Trost of Germany runs 1500m 4:12.03
- More to come
MAIN TOPIC: WHAT IS ESSENTIAL FOR HEALTHY FEET?
Foot health is a topic that matters to every runner. Foot injuries tend to be among the most common injuries for runners. Why? Studies show that the ground impacts forces two to three times our body weight. That is a lot of stress.
In this episode we will talk about everything from injuries to footwear with Sports Podiatrist, Dr. Bill Johncock.
Here are the ins, outs, ups, and downs discussed at the end of the episode.
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Also, Bill discusses hip strength from Jay Dicharry and other hip mobility work. The hip strength routine mentioned and a few other examples are linked below in case you want to check those out!
- Jay Dicharry’s Hip Circuit
- Dave Hodgkinson’s Hip Strength workout
- Phil Wharton’s hip and hamstring flexibility routine
About our guest: Dr. Bill Johncock
Carolina Podiatry Center, drjohncock.com
Dr. Bill Johncock from the Carolina Podiatry Center and a runner for over 40 years with PR’s of a 2:34 marathon, 1:12 half and 15:44 5K. He specializes in sports medicine of the foot. He has a personal passion for the sport of running and knows how to help runners with their foot health.
Dr. Johncock was a former guest on our podcast where he spoke about the power of father-son teams. He and his son Logan run duo races and are known in the running community as the “dynamic duo.” Their family has a legacy in the sport. Their episode is very inspirational. Make sure you tune in. LISTEN HERE.