Do We Work with Old Dogs?

The RunRX Podcast by Coach Valerie & Coach Caroline

Episode notes

Let’s talk about older athletes. Can you teach an older athlete how to run pain free? Tune in for our candid chat!

Timestamps of big takeaways

Let’s Chat About Working with Older Runners

[00:22] - Coach Caroline introduces the topic of working with runners that are over 60 years old.

The Importance of Warm-up and Self-care for Older Athletes

[01:37] - Older athletes need more warm-up and self-care.

Benefits of Muscle Elasticity for Older Runners

[03:21] - Elasticity can help reduce joint pain in older runners.

Success Story of an Older Runner

[04:11] - Here we chat about a runner in his sixties with severe arthritis who improved his running through the RunRX program.

Openness to Learning in Older Runners

[05:32] - Older runners are often more open to learning new t ... 

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