Inspired Soles

Dr. Duane Scotti | Return to Running Safely After Time Off

January 09, 2024 Carolyn Coffin and Kim Sankey Episode 171
Inspired Soles
Dr. Duane Scotti | Return to Running Safely After Time Off
Show Notes

Dr. Duane Scotti is a Connecticut-based running physical therapist, run coach, host of the Healthy Runner podcast, and founder of Spark Healthy Runner.  He has become a kindred podcast spirit of ours and with this episode has the honor of becoming the first guest we’ve had on the show 3 times!  A leader in the rehab and running community for 20+ years, Duane is constantly learning, growing and sharing not only his professional knowledge but his personal experiences with the athletes that he coaches and the listeners of the Healthy Runner Podcast.

Keeping with what now seems to be tradition, we invited Duane back (to our show) to kick off the new year talking about his Return to Running Blueprint.  Are you a runner who has struggled with lack of clarity and focus when returning to running after injury? Have you been away from running due to illness or life events and are looking to return in a healthy sustainable way?  Did you know there’s actually a research-based, proven formula to success?

In this episode we cover:

  • What is a Return to Run program?
  • Who is it for?
  • How do you know when you’re ready to return to running?
  • How do you know when you’re ready to progress to the next phase?
  • How do you remain patient through the process?

We start the episode discussing Duane’s recent huge marathon PR and what he did to achieve that, and close the episode discussing his personal running goals for 2024.

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