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Dr. Jordan Santos-Concejero- The Research is Clear: Strength Training is the Best Way to Improve Run

Dr. Jordan Santos-Concejero- The Research is Clear: Strength Training is the Best Way to Improve Run

If you love the science behind running, this is the episode for you! I’ve brought Jordan Santos-Concejero on the podcast today to discuss a little bit of his research on the physiology and the biomechanics behind the art of running. Dr. Santos started out as a professional runner, but trying to keep up with competitive running and work on his PhD at the same time became a bit much. Besides, he was much more interested in the research behind what makes a good runner truly great. He’s spent a majority of his research career studying Kenyan runners and their successes. He breaks down genetics and human evolution and then combines them with modern training in order to uncover what makes professional runners so successful. If you’ve ever had any questions about your stride, your strike, or even your genetic disposition for physical fitness, tune in now! Here are some of the topics we’ll discuss today: Finding the balance between diet, rest, and training hard Why strength training is so impo

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