Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed

Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed

by Jay Dicharry

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Overview

In Running Rewired , America’s leading endurance sports physical therapist and coach shares a program for runners to become stronger, faster, and more durable. Jay Dicharry distills cutting-edge biomechanical research into 15 workouts any runner can slot into their training program to begin seeing real results in about 6 weeks.

For better or worse, your body drives your running form. Running Rewired will show you how to shed old injuries, mobility problems, weaknesses and imbalances and rewire your body-brain movement patterns. You’ll rebuild your movement and transform your running within one season.

Through his work with athletes at REP Lab and top university sports performance clinics, Dicharry has found that strength training alone is inadequate for runners. To develop the four essential movement skills required for faster, safer running, runners must practice better movement as they build strength. In Running Rewired , you’ll use

• 11 self-tests for joint mobility, posture stability, rotation, and alignment

• 83 exercises to fix blocks, move with precision, build strength, and improve power

• 15 rewire workouts to amplify any training plan from 5K to ultramarathon

Dicharry’s Running Rewired combines the best of real-world coaching and a physical therapy approach to strength and mobility for better running. You’ll find your personal best running form and become a faster, more durable runner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937715755
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 12/13/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 101,198
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jay Dicharry is one of America's leading physical therapists and a board-certified Sports Clinical Specialist. Dicharry's REP Lab is a national destination for elite athletes because he diagnoses and rebuilds injured endurance athletes. Jay established his reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the University of Virginia's SPEED Clinic. Through this innovative venture, Jay was able to blend the fields of clinical practice and engineering to better understand and eliminate the cause of overuse injuries in endurance athletes. His unique approach works outside of the traditional model of therapy to correct imbalances before they affect performance.

He is author of Anatomy for Runners and a regular contributor to numerous magazines and professional journals. He has been interviewed or featured in the New York Times, WIRED, ESPN, The Atlantic, Runner's World, Competitor, Running Times, Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Military Times, Reader's Digest, and others.

Jay regularly consults for numerous footwear companies, the US Air Force, and USA Track and Field. Jay is a certified coach through USA Track and Field, USA Cycling, and a certified Golf Fitness Instructor through Titleist Performance Institute. He has competed nationally in swimming, triathlon, cycling, and running and has coached athletes from local standouts to national medalists.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Setting Yourself Up for Success

THE RATIONALE

1 Think Backward to Run Forward

2 Troubleshoot Broken Wiring

3 Mobility and Stability for Runability

4 Your Body Drives Your Form

DRIVE YOUR RUN WITH PRECISION AND PERFORMANCE

5 Don’t Break Your Pivot Point

6 The Secret of Counter-Rotation

7 Push for Better Propulsion

8 Alignment Is Not One-Size-Fits-All

9 Build a Bigger Spring

THE RUNNING REWIRED PROGRAM

10 A Master Plan to Master Running

Drill Work

Precision Workouts

Performance Strength Workouts

Performance Power Workouts

Acknowledgments

References

Index

About the Author

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Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a fantastic book. If you want to improve your form and in turn your times, give this book a read.