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Buy or Sell: Super Shoes for 4+ HR Runners, HR Monitors, Non-Carbon Plated Shoes, and More! | DOR Podcast #176
Doctors of Running Podcast, Episode 176

We've got another edition of what has become the official Doctors or Running game show, Buy or Sell, with Matt Klein and Andrea Myers as your hosts. They cover a bevy of topics ranging from racing shoes for 4 hour marathoners, hear rate monitors, super shoes for 5Ks and more. Be sure to listen to the end to catch Matt & Andrea's differing views on Nike's Alphafly versions 1 and 3!

Listen to This Week's Podcast Here!

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 0:00 - Intro 
6:02 - 4+ Hour Marathoners Racing in Super Shoes 
12:46 - Heart-rate Monitors for Runners 
22:13 - Are the Kinvara 14s safe for running? 
29:03 - The time changing for the Olympic Marathon Trials 
34:05 - Training companion shoes 
42:26 - Racing 5Ks in non-plated shoes 
46:30 - Super Shoes that last less than 100mi 
54:02 - All running shoes should have a wider toe box 
57:14 - Non carbon-fiber plates (nylon, glass fiber, etc) in shoes 
1:05:02 - Alphafly 1 vs Alphafly 3

Recent Episodes

#175: Ranking Episode! | Link
(The team ranks the softness shoes in the market

#174: Mailbag |
(Shoes for different runners and their foot types

#173: Science of Shoe Fit |
(Matt breaks down fit from beginner to advanced

#172: Nathan's Favorite Shoes of 2023 |
Nathan talks about a difficult year)

#171: Best of 2023, Part 2 | Link
We share our favorite racing shoes of the year)

#170: Best of 2023, Part 1 | Link
We share our favorite training shoes of the year)

#169: Mailbag |
The Role of Plates in Shoes, Matching Super Shoes to Your Own Mechanics, the Best Shoes for Bunions and More)

#168: Post-Marathon Recovery Strategies and Training | Link
(Andrea and Megan return for a discussion on post marathon tips)

#167: Strength Training for Runners Q&A |
(DPT Victoria Sekely shares strength tips for runners)

#166: Mailbag! |
(How long do shoes last? Health and marathon? And more)

Check out some of our favorite episodes!

#160: Bone Health for Runners |
(Montana Running Lab's Rich Willy breaks down bone health science)

#154: Ashley Mateo, Running Journalism |
(Running journalist Ashley Mateo joins for a conversation on sources)

#138: The Latest Findings on Super Shoes | Link
(Geoff Burns and Dustin Joubert share research on super shoes for slower runners)

#123: Amelia Boone, 4x World Champion in Obstacle Course Racing |
(Andrea and Megan have a fun and insightful conversation on OCR, injuries, and eating disorder with the Queen of Pain, Amelia Boone)

#111: Mastering the Art of Running Over 40
| Link

(Digging into Chief Editor Matt Klein's academic work, he and Andrea discuss the science of running at an older age. They cover a lot of ground from injuries to injury prevention.)

#95/96: Science of Footwear Design/Biomechanics with Saucony | Link (95)/ Link (96)
(In these episodes, we got a chance to speak with the footwear designers at Saucony to go in-depth on the design process there year-in and year-out. High level conversation on shoe design!)

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