Jan 22, 2021
Short episode summary
Coach Valerie and Coach Caroline continue the discussion on what shoes to wear when you run. Spoiler alert - the answer is different for everyone. In this quick episode, they discuss plated shoes, orthotics, and more. Give it a listen if you're still debating about the best shoe for you.
Timestamps of big takeaways
[00:41] Coach Valerie explains what plated shoes are and the idea behind them
[1:08] Instead of the plated shoes, here’s what you should actually do
[1:46] When do elite runners use plated shoes? Coach Valerie answers that and explains that these shoes were nearly banned from the Olympics
[2:55] Coach Valerie talks about wearing orthotics and the problem with them
[3:43] Coach Valerie shares fast facts about a new shoe study and its results
[6:12] Coach Caroline asks Coach Valerie to address weight, what being heavier does to your feet, and how it impacts your run
[7:10] Coach Caroline discusses what could happen after you start losing weight
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Links mentioned in episode
We mention the What Shoes Should You Buy Episode. If you missed it, listen here https://runrx.libsyn.com/ep-3-what-shoes-should-i-buy
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