Ready Steady Rehab

Endurance Running and Recovery

Heather North_endurance running group
Heather North

Dr. Heather North explains how to prepare for, and survive your first marathon and the common injuries that come with it

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Ready Steady Rehab is hosted by Dr. Heather North

Podcast length: 13’49”

On this episode Dr. Heather North offers advice for endurance runners, how to survive your first marathon and the common injuries that come along with it. Heather talks us through the start of training, stretching, increasing mileage and avoiding injury, some new thoughts on shoes, how to keep your feet healthy and race planning and recovery.   


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Topics covered on this episode:

Foot pain

Heel Pain (Back):

Arch Pain (Middle):

Forefoot Pain (Front):


Things to do to help keep your feet healthy

New thoughts on shoes

Training for your first marathon and how to avoid injury: 6

Picking your marathon

Begin regular and easy running 6 months out

3 months before race you need to be at…

Regular massage, stretching?, shoes, increase mileage slowly.  (intensity or mileage)

4-6 days a week

More running = less injury

Keeping it easy

Time Trials

Half Marathon

Race-day plan





Photo: Heather North supplied
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