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Buy or Sell: $500 Racing Shoes, Foam Rolling, Pace Tuned Shoes, and Can Lebron Run a BQ?
Doctors of Running Podcast, Episode 158

Get ready for our second installment of Buy or Sell where we debate news, trends, and topics in the running world! Nate, Matt, and David argue about shoes and recovery. Are super shoes the reason for all the broken world records? Is a pair of $500 worth it? How do foam rolling and strength training contribute to injury prevention? Things get HEATED on this one!

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0:00 - Intro 
5:00 - Buy or sell: Shoes are a major contributor to all the broken world records 
18:13 - Foam rolling and stretching post-run 
25:31 - $500 marathon racing shoes 
42:03 - Strength training for injury prevention 
49:53 - Pace-tuned shoes 
58:00 - Lebron James can run a BQ 
1:07:14 - Wrap-up

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