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Doctors of Running Podcast

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We are Doctors of Running, a group of doctors of physical therapy all working to provide you all with information about the art and science of running and what we are putting on our feet. In this podcast we will be giving evidence-based deep dives into running related topics as well as detailed runn… read more

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#116 Are Super Trainers Worth It? A Review of the ASICS Superblast, with Comparisons

November 30th, 2022

54:05

"Super trainers" are the latest trend in shoe design: a next-generation foam, a midsole height of over 40mm, and a stiff rocker (with or without a …

#115 Recovery Strategies to Get You Back to Running After an Injury

November 23rd, 2022

1:03:00

Running, especially training and racing hard, introduces large amounts of load & stress on your muscles and bodily systems. There are times that altering or reducing your training load can be critical to preventing …

#114 How to Pick the BEST Running Shoe for Your Race Day

November 16th, 2022

1:07:29

You've got your race booked, so now comes the tough decision: what shoe do you wear on race day? With all the super shoes out there now, it can be a challenge to decide which one will be best for you when you toe the …

#113 The Truth About Shin Splints

November 9th, 2022

1:10:15

Shin splints is one of the most common running injuries, but also one of the most commonly misunderstood. When people report having shin splints, the …

DOR Shakeout: A Guide to Training in Super Shoes

November 7th, 2022

21:46

Bonus "shakeout" episode! Super shoes with next generation foams and carbon plates aren't just made for racing anymore. Almost every running shoe company has come out with a plated, super-foamed training companion to …

#112 The Best New Balance Shoes of 2022

November 2nd, 2022

1:04:25

New Balance has put out a ton of great shoes in 2022, so let Matt & Andrea take you through a round-up! They picked four of their favorites: the super-stack SC Trainer, More v4, Rebel v3, and the brand new SC Pacer. …

#111 Mastering the Art of Running After 40

October 26th, 2022

1:09:31

In this episode, Matt and Andrea talk all about the art and science of running after 40. They dig into research and their experience working with …

#110 Everything You Need to Know About Buying Shoes in Run Retail

October 19th, 2022

40:00

Looking for your first running shoe can be intimidating with so many options avilable, and sometimes it can be hard to find the help you need at a running store. DOR Founder Matt Klein takes from his years of experience …

#109 What Heel Counters Actually do for Runners

October 12th, 2022

51:06

Heel counters are often overlooked when choosing a shoe, but their design can make or break a shoe for runners. Heel comfort is critical to the ability to run in a shoe. They're also often touted to promote stability …

#108 Mailbag Episode! Running Goals Between Races, Shoes for 4+ Hour Marathons, the Best Beer Mile Shoe, and More

October 5th, 2022

1:03:21

It's time for a mailbag episode! We gathered up as many of your questions as we could answer in an hour's time. Nate, Matt, and DJ tackle a broad …

#107 Listening to Your "Foot Brain": How to Find the Right Running Shoe (ft. Megan Searfoss)

September 28th, 2022

1:13:42

Finding the right shoe, whether it's your first or your fifth, can be daunting. Matt & Andrea are joined by Megan Searfoss, owner of Ridgefield and Darien Running Company, to give a store-owner's perspective on …

#106 Detecting Early Signs of Injury ft. Brodie Sharpe

September 21st, 2022

1:00:10

Injuries large & small plague almost every runner throughout their career. Detecting early signs of injury and stopping them before they turn into something serious will help us keep running consistently. Nate & …

#105 Reviewing Two Very Different Max Cushion Shoes (Hoka Bondi 8!)

September 14th, 2022

45:44

These days, max cushion midsoles aren't just for racing shoes. Maximally cushioned trainers are a staple in many runners' rotations. Today, Matt …

#104 What to do if Your Knees Hurt on the Run?: A Primer on Patellar Tendinopathy

September 7th, 2022

1:01:36

We know from the research that running isn't bad for our knees, but that doesn't mean we won't pick up knee injuries every once in a while. Patellar Tendinopathy is one of the most common ailments for runners. The knee …

#103 Urinary Incontinence (LEAKING) in Runners with Pelvic PT Beth Shelly

August 31st, 2022

1:12:37

Urinary incontinence (leaking) is an incredibly common struggle for runners, both male and female. Specifically for women, more than 50% of athletes report dealing with leakage. Understandably this struggle is …

#102 Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

August 24th, 2022

57:13

We've all heard it. "Running will ruin your knees!" But upon looking at the research, the inverse is actually true. On this episode, Matt & Andrea take a deep dive into the anatomy and biomechanics of the knee. They …

#101: Beginner's Guide to Recovery

August 17th, 2022

41:59

Recovery is one of the trickiest aspects of training. How do you know when you're adequately recovered? How do you balance training load and rest? How do you figure out good nutrition, hydration, and sleep? In this …

100th Episode Blowout: Best Supershoes of 2022, Giveaway!

August 10th, 2022

56:34

One hundred episodes! For this special occiasion, we could really only talk about one thing: super shoes. 2022 has been a banner year for next …

#99 The Running Retail Episode: Best Practice, Choosing the Right Shoe, and Advice for Retail Workers

August 3rd, 2022

1:11:31

Today on the podcast Matt & Andrea discuss the ins and outs of run retail. Before starting Doctors of Running and becoming a physical therapist, Matt got his start in at a running shoe store. Our hope with this …

#98 How the Massive SuperComp Trainer was Made (ft. New Balance’s Danny Orr and Ethan Steiner)

July 27th, 2022

1:00:59

Nate, Matt, and DJ are joined by two very special guests from New Balance: Danny Orr and Ethan Steiner. Danny & Ethan give us an inside look at the development and testing of New Balance's brand new max-stack …

#97 All of Your Saucony Endorphin Speed 3 Questions Answered

July 20th, 2022

49:58

Today Nate & Matt review the much-anticipated Saucony Endorphin Speed 3! The new version is, in our opinion, better than ever, boasting a wider …

#96 Testing the Performance Benefit of Super Shoes (ft. Saucony’s Cory Hofmann)

July 13th, 2022

1:07:17

Nate, Matt, and DJ are joined Cory Hofmann from Saucony for a deep dive into the world of shoe testing. Cory gives us an inside look at how Saucony …

#95 The Science of Footwear Design (ft. Saucony’s Andrea Paulson)

July 6th, 2022

1:06:40

Matt is joined on the podcast by a special guest: Andrea Paulson from Saucony. Andrea gives us an inside look into shoe research and development at …

#94 Surviving the Summer: Training & Hydration Strategies for the Heat

June 29th, 2022

57:22

Today on the podcast Matt and Andrea talk all things summer training. As the temperature increases, we're forced to adjust our running. They offer strategies and tips for adjusting your training, hydrating …

#93 Shan Riggs & Joshuaine Grant's 3000 Mile Journey Through the East Coast Greenway

June 22nd, 2022

53:48

Today Andrea and Matt are joined by two very special guests: Shan Riggs and Joshuaine Grant. On April 16th, 2022, Shan started to run more than 3,000 miles across America again, this time from Key West to the Canadian …

#92 The Truth About Runner's Knee (plus Mizuno Wave Horizon 6 Review)

June 15th, 2022

1:12:01

Runner's Knee (also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome) is one of the most common running injuries among new runners. It's so prevalent, yet so misunderstood. In this episode, Nate & Matt take a deep dive into …

#91 Common Running Form Mistakes and a Look at New Balance's Streakfly/Takumi Sen Competitor

June 8th, 2022

1:18:24

Runners are constantly looking to refine and improve their form. Today, Nate, Matt, DJ, and Andrea give you some advice on how to avoid common …

#90 Strength Training 101 for Runners and a Look at Topo’s New PEBAX Powered Trainer

June 1st, 2022

1:09:58

Our very own Dr. David Salas is a certified strength & conditioning specialist (CSCS). In today's episode DJ & Nate give runners a host of information about the benefit of strength training for runnres, how to …

#89 Flexible vs. Rigid Forefoots with Kofuzi!

May 25th, 2022

1:14:25

Matt and DJ are joined by a very special guest, Michael Ko (aka Kofuzi)! Kofuzi tells us about his background and the growth of his YouTube channel. They take a look at his journey to 100,000 subscribers and what's next …

#88 The Value of Full Body Running Evaluations, and a Review of the ASICS Glideride 3

May 18th, 2022

1:17:13

Nate, DJ, and Matt explore the value of getting a full body running evaluation from a clinician. They explain how they go about evaluating runners in …

#87 Does Every Shoe Need a Plate? Discussing the Biggest Midsole Trends Right Now

May 11th, 2022

1:25:38

Nate, DJ, and Matt take a look at all the current trends in shoe midsole designs. Do new generation foams really help performance? Are softer shoes …

#86 Stability vs. Support: How Do We Know What Runners Need? (ft. Dr. Matt Trudeau from Brooks Running)

May 4th, 2022

1:15:35

Nate, DJ, and Matt are joined today by a very special guest, Dr. Matt Trudeau of Brooks Running. Matt gives us insights into shoe research and development at Brooks. He also explains Brooks' unique take on stability, …

#85 All About Trail Shoes

April 27th, 2022

1:01:26

Matt & David take a deep dive into trail shoes today. They take a look at different types of trail shoe offerings (hybrid, racing, technical, etc.), different types of terrain, and more. They also explore stability …

#84 The Truth About Midsole Foams Pt. 2 (ft. Dr. Geoff Burns)

April 20th, 2022

1:03:52

In the second of a two part podcast, Nate & Matt discuss the makeup of shoe foams with physiologist and researcher Dr. Geoff Burns. Dr. Burns …

#83 The Truth About Midsole Foams Pt. 1 (ft. Dr. Geoff Burns)

April 13th, 2022

52:18

In the first of a two part podcast, Nate & Matt discuss shoe foams and biomechanics with physiologist and researcher Dr. Geoff Burns. In this …

#82 The Science of Nutrition and Training for Women (ft. Selene Yeager and Jennifer Giles)

April 6th, 2022

1:13:49

Today Doctors of Running contributors Andrea Myers and Megan Flynn host two very special guests, Selene Yeager and Jennifer O’Donnell-Giles MS RD CSSD. They discuss a broad range of topics surrounding women's health …

#81 Most Common Reviewer/DPT Questions, Answered | Asics Cumulus 24 Review

March 30th, 2022

1:08:22

At the roundtable today, Nate, Matt, and DJ discuss the three questions they're asked most often as shoe reviewers and physical therapists: How does X shoe fit and is it responsive? How stable is X shoe?, and what shoe …

#80 Mailbag Q&A: Super Shoes for Women, Stability and the Knee, Morton's Neuroma, and More

March 23rd, 2022

1:03:10

At the roundtable today Nate and Matt are joined for the first time by Doctors of Running Contributor, Megan Flynn to answer a variety of listener questions. How does body weight change the impact of super shoes, …

#79 Does More Shoe Cushioning Lower Your Injury Risk? (ft. Dr. Laurent Malisoux)

March 16th, 2022

1:12:06

In a very special episode, Matt interviews Laurent Malisoux, PhD about his extensive research into the connection between shoe cushioning and injury rates. Dr. Malisoux is the Group Leader of the Physical Activity, …

#78 How Should Your Shoes Fit, plus Saucony Freedom 5 & Axon 2 Reviews

March 9th, 2022

1:16:28

Today at the roundtable Nate, DJ, and Matt discuss how a shoe should fit. How do you asses whether a shoe fits you well? What should you look for …

#77 The Resurgence of PUMA Running: An Interview with Todd Falker and Laura Healey

March 2nd, 2022

53:27

Today Nate and DJ are joined by two very special guests from PUMA: Todd Falker (Senior Product Line Manager) and Laura Healey  (Manager, Footwear Innovation). They give us an inside look at how PUMA came out of nowhere …

#76 Best Shoes for Posterior Tibialis Pain and Saucony Kinvara 13 Review

February 23rd, 2022

59:10

Today at the roundtable Nate, Matt, and David discuss the tibialis posterior, including its role in the gait cycle, how it can get irritated or …

#75 What are Rocker Soles and What Benefits do they Have?, How to Deal with Conflicting Evidence, + XTEP RC 260

February 16th, 2022

1:01:02

Today Nate and Matt take a deep dive into rocker soles in running shoes. What exactly is a rocker sole? What's the role of toe spring in a shoe? Who …

#74 Defining Shoe Categories, Favorite Long-Distance Racing Shoes, and Craft Line-Up Review

February 9th, 2022

1:02:13

Today at the roundtable we discuss the continually blurring lines between different categories of running shoes: namely trainers, performance trainers, and racing shoes. We talk about whether performance trainers are …

#73 Selecting Shoes for Newer Runners, How Long Running Shoes Last, and On Cloudboom Echo Thoughts

February 2nd, 2022

59:22

In today's episode we revisit conversations that have been had regarding foam, namely discussing what changes foam leads to on the body and how long foam may last in a shoe. We then highlight our new guide on …

#72 Why are Uppers so Overlooked? Best Uppers of 2021 and a Roundup of Early HOKA 2022 Offerings

January 26th, 2022

1:00:44

Today on the roundtable we have the joy of talking about our second DOR Giving initiative. You'll learn more about the Life Rolls On foundation and …

#71 How 43 Years in Running Shoe Innovation Led to BLUMAKA (ft. Stuart Jenkins)

January 19th, 2022

1:13:56

Today to the roundtable we welcome Stuart Jenkins, a seasoned innovator in the running shoe industry who has worked with independent inventors across brands, led Deckers' innovation team, and now has started BLUMAKA. We …

DOR Mini Update

January 5th, 2022

1:18

We will be taking a break for 2-3 weeks on the Roundtable but will still be producing all our website content, so feel free to check that out at

#70 Can I Run Through an Achilles Tendon Injury?

December 29th, 2021

1:01:16

Today is our final episode of 2021, and we couldn't be more thankful for all of you who have joined this community! We are closing out the year with …

#69 Best Road Racing Shoe 2021: DPT Approved Awards

December 22nd, 2021

36:13

We are in the final episode of our DPT Approved Awards for 2021. Our team has tested over 110 shoes and ran over 15,000 miles in 2021 (so far) and we are ready to dish out our picks for numerous categories of shoes. Our …

#68 Best Stability Shoe 2021: DPT Approved Awards

December 15th, 2021

40:41

Today we are continuing our run through our DPT Approved Awards. Our team has tested over 110 shoes and ran over 15,000 miles in 2021 (so far) and we are ready to dish out our picks for numerous categories of shoes. …

#67 Best Plated Performance Trainer 2021: DPT Approved Awards

December 8th, 2021

34:42

Ready for about 100 tangents? Well here they come. Today we are continuing our run through our DPT Approved Awards. Our team has tested over 110 shoes and ran over 14,500 miles in 2021 (so far) and we are ready to dish …

#66 Best Non-Plated Performance Trainer 2021: DPT Approved Awards

December 1st, 2021

26:49

Today we are continuing our run through our DPT Approved Awards. Our team has tested over 110 shoes and ran over 14,500 miles in 2021 (so far) and we are ready to dish out our picks for numerous categories of shoes. …

#65 Daily Trainer of the Year 2021: DPT Approved Awards

November 24th, 2021

34:35

It's that time of year! Our team has tested over 110 shoes and ran over 14,500 miles in 2021 (so far) and we are ready to dish out our awards. Up first is the Best Daily Trainer Award. We define daily trainer as "a shoe …

#64 Where are my shoes?? Exploring supply chain issues (ft. Tina Danforth of Mizuno USA)

November 17th, 2021

49:43

In today's episode we had the privilege of sitting down with Tina Danforth, Product Manager of Running Footwear and Apparel for Mizuno USA, to talk in depth about the supply chain issues within the running industry. We …

#63 Best Cold Weather Running Gear, Saucony Endorphin Speed RunShield, and Adidas Solar Glide 4 Series

November 10th, 2021

1:03:28

Today Matt and Nathan sit down to break down the changes that happen to a crowd favorite (Endorphin Speed 2) when you slap a RunShield upper onto it. …

#62 The Benefits of Zero Drop, Halloween Shenanigans, and Altra Paradigm 6 Review

November 3rd, 2021

1:00:22

In today's episode we dive into the knowledge base surrounding 0 drop shoes and what demands they place on the body. We also discuss transitioning to a 0mm drop platform and considerations of how to do it safely. We …

#61 Adios Pro 2 Review and Comparisons, Quick Tips on Recovery, and Mailbag: First Toe Stiffness and Pain

October 27th, 2021

1:07:18

In today's episode we first get a peek into David's testing experience of the Bondi X after he took it for a steady state 21 mile long run. We then give some quick tips on recovery after hard race efforts and what our …

#60 The Physiology of Super Shoes (feat Dustin Joubert PhD)

October 20th, 2021

54:47

In today's episode, Matt sits down with Dustin Joubert to talk about the physiology behind Super Shoes. Dustin has a PhD in Exercise Physiology and …

#59 Endorphin Pro 2 or Pro+? (MKE Lakefront Marathon Recap), and Are Stable Neutral Shoes a Thing?

October 13th, 2021

1:06:17

We are back in the recording studio and are thankful to be back together. First, we quickly touch on the differences between the Mizuno Wave …

HIGHLIGHTS: Running Foot Strike: Is One Type Best? Part 2

October 6th, 2021

41:37

Today we finish our HIGHLIGHTS series with the second part of our conversation on foot strike and how it impacts running and the runner. Next week we will be back with brand new content and updates on fall …

HIGHLIGHTS: Running Foot Strike: Is One Type Best? Part 1

September 29th, 2021

32:22

It's a busy time over here at Doctors of Running. Matt is getting ready for his qualifying exams, David is in the throws of wedding season, and Nate has his marathon this week. Therefore we are taking this change to …

#58 Saucony Endorphin Pro +, Orthotics & Stability Shoes?, and Do Higher Drops Offload the Calf?

September 22nd, 2021

54:49

Today's episode was a fun one to record as we jumped back into a deep dive of a shoe. The Saucony Endorphin Pro + is about to hit the market and is an even more race ready option from Saucony. We talk about our current …

#57 Minimalist vs Maximalist: What Should Kids and the Elderly Wear?

September 15th, 2021

1:01:45

Today we welcome Guest Reviewer Andrea Myers to the roundtable! Andrea is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with 15 years of experience and a board certification in Orthopedics. She gives insight into the crossover between …

#56 What Story Does our Outsole Wear Tell? and the Most Stable Super Shoes (Adizero Avanti Super Spike Preview)

September 8th, 2021

41:46

Today Matt gives a preview to the Adizero Avanti and we discuss who may need track spikes in the first place. We then talk about what we can and …

#55 Plantar Fasci(itis?) and How a Runner's Weight Plays Into Shoe Selection

September 1st, 2021

1:02:45

In today's episode we start with a quick update on our own training and a mini review of a shoe Nathan has been testing the last few weeks. We then dive into the anatomy of the plantar fascia, what may cause …

#54 Ankle Sprains, Do Shoes Cause Injuries?, and Who Actually Benefits from Super Shoes?

August 25th, 2021

1:04:27

In today's episode we are starting a new trend where each episode is inspired by you, our listeners. We are taking your questions and diving deep into each topic. Today we dive deep into ankle sprain …

#53 Mizuno Wave Rebellion Review

August 18th, 2021

54:14

In this episode we dive deep into Mizuno’s new offering, the Wave Rebellion. It features a new Pebax foam (Enerzy Lite) and a glass fiber plate. We talk about who will most likely do well in a shoe like this. Before …

#52 Super Shoes of 2021 | Alphafly to Sky, Best Carbon Plated Shoes of the Year

August 4th, 2021

1:00:13

Matt and David dive into all the new Marathon racing options that came out this year. They talk about their personal favorites and what might work best for certain types of runners.

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#51 DOR Mailbag Q&A

July 28th, 2021

43:57

We've loved our growing audience and all the questions coming our way. The sad thing is that we are limited in our time and aren't able to get to all of them. therefore we are starting the DOR Mailbag. We are taking …

#50 Doctors of Running Q&A: Flare, Toe Spring, Plates and More

July 21st, 2021

1:00:20

Today is our 50th episode! It's been a while since we've released a podcast, and we were glad to be back. We give an update to what DOR has been up to and then run through many questions we've gotten from you all over …

#48 Breaking down the PUMA Nitro Line

May 26th, 2021

24:26

In this episode, Nathan gives a breakdown of (most of) the new Nitro line from PUMA as they burst back into the run specialty scene. The only shoe not covered is the Deviate Nitro as it has not been tested by our team …

#47 Common Taper Mistakes and Run Coaching Philosophy (feat. Dave Ames)

May 19th, 2021

1:05:19

Today we had the privilege of sitting down with Coach Dave Ames of Ame For It Run Coaching. He breaks down his coaching philosophy and answers …

#46 Biodegradable Footwear; NEWTON Gravity and Motion 10 Reviews

May 12th, 2021

28:43

Today we sit down as a team to discuss the most recent initiative from Newton, which is creating biodegradable shoes to help sustainability efforts. Listen for more details! We then give our thoughts on the new Gravity …

#45 “Natural Running” and the founding of TOPO (ft. Tony Post)

May 7th, 2021

36:44

We were honored to have Tony Post join us on the podcast this week. Tony, the founder and CEO of TOPO Athletic, has a rich and fun history in the sport of running and in footwear development. Hear more about his journey …

REVIEW: HOKA ONE ONE Carbon X2 AFTER 108 MILES

May 6th, 2021

7:45

David Salas DPT gives his thoughts on the Carbon X2 after 100+ miles. 

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#44: Skechers Razor Line Explained

April 30th, 2021

41:11

Hello everyone! Today we show up clean shaven to talk all things that is  Razor. The Skechers Razor line blew up in popularity with the Skechers …

#43 Brooks Launch 8 vs Launch 8 GTS + Budget Trainers

April 26th, 2021

33:12

In today's episode Matt and Nathan dive into the Brooks Launch 8 and Launch 8 GTS (go-to-stability) while drawing comparisons to other high quality budget trainers that are out on the market. They discuss which budget …

#42 PUMA Deviate Nitro Elite

March 28th, 2021

53:56

This was fun. An unexpected company has produced one of our favorite elite marathon racing shoes to date. Keeping things simple while progressing …

#41 HOKA ONE ONE Mach 4 Review + Comparisons

March 18th, 2021

51:36

Today the team dives into the HOKA ONE ONE Mach 4, a highly anticipated performance trainer from HOKA this year. We also spend a lot of time diving into comparisons with other HOKA and other branded shoes to see where …

#40 Val Weilert: Footwear Designer!

March 11th, 2021

1:11:25

"I asked her friend, what do you do for Nike? He said he was a footwear designer and I was like whoa, whoa, whoa wait how did you do that? Did you study fashion...? There was just not the knowledge I think there is …

#39 Run Coaching and Physical Therapy (feat. Coach Dave Ames)

March 4th, 2021

1:09:32

Today we had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with Coach Dave Ames of Ame For It Run Coaching. Dave addresses many audiences including prospective run coaches, new run coaches, and then people seeking a run coach. …

#38 Carbon Fiber Suspension Shoes with creator Lenn Hann

February 28th, 2021

37:02

We sat down with Lenn Hann to dig into the research he has done regarding the new shoe he is finding via Kickstarter. We go into sample sizes, methods, and outcomes of what his research looked like.

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#37 STORY TIME: Favorite Race Moments

February 24th, 2021

14:56

Matt, David, and Nathan break down their favorite race memories. A pleasant trip down memory lane.

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#36 Karhu's Jordan Kinley on Past, Present, and Future of the Finnish Running Brand

February 2nd, 2021

56:00

We had the pleasure of sitting down the Jordan Kinley of Karhu. He brings us through the long and rich history of the brand and the technological …

#35: Saucony Freedom 4 Review (and comparisons to the Kinvara 12)

January 28th, 2021

43:55

Today we dissect our testing experience of the new Saucony Freedom 4, which is the first non-plated shoe to sport their PWRUN PB midsole that was …

#34 HOKA ONE ONE Carbon X2 Review: All of the Science

January 19th, 2021

54:51

The Carbon X2 was designed to help break the 100K world record. We dive into our testing experience and then the science behind this shoe...and there is a lot of it. Also find out which childhood snack this shoe reminds …

#33 Saucony Kinvara 12 Review

January 15th, 2021

32:24

The beloved Kinvara gets a big update! Check our our team’s thoughts on this lightweight trainer and speed day shoe!

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#32 Saucony Hurricane 23 Review

January 12th, 2021

27:51

The roundtable today is all about the premium stability trainer by Saucony -- the Hurricane 23. For lovers of the bouncy but heavy PWRUN+ foam who like some moderate-maximal stability, this may be a great option. Plus …

#31 2020 Recap and 2021 Dreams (100+ mile review for Symmetros, Adizero Pro, and Kayano Lite)

January 5th, 2021

47:29

Time for 2021! In this episode we recap 2020 for DOR and some personal goals that we met. We then shift to our hopes for 2021. Next we transition to some long term reviews for shoes we have over 100 miles in. And …

#30 2020 Shoes of the Year

December 7th, 2020

50:08

In this episode our team breaks down their favorite shoes from 2020...with some side stepping into training and footwear science related topics.  We hit our favorite trainers, most versatile shoes, trail picks, and …

#29 361 Super Shoe and Beyond - The Ultimate Sneak Peek

November 21st, 2020

57:39

Phil Anthony joins the Roundtable and give the ultimate sneak peek into the future of 361. After a quiet 2020 when COVID gave them a chance to step …

#28 Reebok Forever Floatride Grow Review

November 18th, 2020

42:58

Today we take a look at one of the first completely plant based shoes -- the Reebok Forever Floatride Grow. We discuss how this shoe, which has the goal of maintaining performance while decreasing a carbon footprint, …

#27 ASICS, 2020 and beyond, with Guest Chad Mullavey | Kayano Lite, Metaracer, and more

November 5th, 2020

32:45

We had the privilege of sitting down with Global Product Line Manager for ASICS, Chad Mullavey. He helps break down so many of the changes we've seen …

#26: Q&A Best Stability Shoe Trends 2020

November 2nd, 2020

36:10

Today we revisit the topic of trends in the area of stability built into running shoes and answer some of your questions that were posed on our media outlets! Topics include people with two different foot types, how …

#25 Favorite Racing Shoe in 2020 (feat. Thomas Neuberger from BITR)

October 25th, 2020

49:07

Believe in the Run has created community during a year where social isolation is a reality and many races were cancelled. Learn about the founder of …

#24 Best Stability Running Shoe Trends 2020

October 22nd, 2020

30:50

In this episode we take a look at the history of "stability" in running shoe development and the current trends we are seeing in the industry. We also helps break down what the research is showing regarding stability …

#23 The Best of Saucony -- Present and Future (feat Chad Holt of Saucony Running)

October 14th, 2020

1:04:37

This was a really fun interview. Chad Holt of Saucony joins us to recap the fantastic year that Saucony had with releasing the Endorphin line as well …

#22 What is "Elite Jogging"? (feat. Jamison Michael from JAMI REVIEWS)

October 1st, 2020

55:20

We were honored to have Jamison Michael join us on the podcast. This episode dives into the deeper things of running like community and the good that can come from it. You will hear how Jami got his start in reviewing, …

#21 2020 Trainer of the Year (feat. Sam Winebaum of RoadTrailRun)

September 24th, 2020

1:08:08

In this episode we dive into many shoe and running related topics with the very wise and experienced Sam Winebaum. You will hear the origin story of RoadTrailRun.com, hear a discussion on the footwear industry (and what …

#20 Skechers GOrun Razor + Hyper Review: Doctors of Running Roundtable

September 20th, 2020

33:20

Skechers has been rolling out their "+" models throughout 2020, and this may have been the most anticipated shoe to receive the "+" treatment. The …

#19 Nike Alphafly NEXT% Review: The Nike Gauntlet (Alphafly vs. NEXT% vs. 4% Flyknit vs. 4% OG)

September 9th, 2020

55:20

In this episode, David and Matt break down the Alphafly Next% and compare it to all of the members of the Vaporfly family. 

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#18 Skechers GORUN MaxRoad 4+ Review: Doctors of Running Virtual Roundtable

September 5th, 2020

31:24

Shechers has been rolling out their "+" treatment models in 2020, the latest of which is the MaxRoad 4+. This shoe gets a massive upper overhaul and …

#17 Saucony Triumph 18 Review: Doctors of Running Roundtable

August 25th, 2020

31:16

Today the Doctors of Running team reviews the Saucony Triumph 18, a premium daily trainer that released August 2020. This shoe features a robust …

#16 Reebok Symmetros Review: Doctors of Running Roundtable

August 14th, 2020

26:09

In this roundtable we dig into the new Reebok Symmetros. This is a huge step forward for Reebok in terms of the geometry of a running shoe midsole, …

#15 Reebok Running Shoe Line-Up and Sneak Peaks (feat. Casey McCombs): Doctors of Running Roundtable

August 12th, 2020

43:10

Believe it or not, but Reebok is putting out some of the best daily trainers out there these days. In this episode we welcome Casey McCombs of Reebok to break down the current line-up of killer daily trainers from …

Run Basics 5: Lack of Rest Days and Cross Training (Training Errors)

August 5th, 2020

5:49

Welcome to our mini series on Run Basics. This is going to be short (typically 5-10 minute) segments on some basic information related to running. This will include Info on running related injuries, training …

#14 Mizuno ENERZY and Wave Sky 4 Review (feat Tina Danforth): Doctors of Running Roundtable

August 1st, 2020

57:05

The Doctors of Running team reviews the Mizuno Wave Sky 4 with help from Mizuno Running Product Manager Tina Danforth. Tina gives insider information regarding the new Mizuno ENERZY foam, how it was integrated into the …

#13 Shoes as Tools (feat: Simon Bartold of SHOEphoria): Doctors of Running Virtual Roundtable

July 30th, 2020

59:41

Today Matt interviews a hero of many in the footwear industry, Simon Bartold. Simon is the founder of Bartold Clinical and has had major influence in …

Run Basics 4: Changing Running Mechanics (Training Errors)

July 25th, 2020

5:00

Welcome to our mini series on Run Basics. This is going to be short (typically 5-10 minute) segments on some basic information related to running. This will include Info on running related injuries, training …

#12 Newton Fate 6 Reivew (feat. Jerry Lee CEO, Matt Lee COO, and Laura Tingle)

July 22nd, 2020

1:06:24

This episode is centered all around the Newton Fate 6, a new release of what many consider the "introductory shoe" to the Newton Line. Joining us on the podcast are Jerry Lee (Newton's CEO), Matt Lee (COO), and Laura …

#11 Mizuno Wave Rider 24 Review (Mesh vs WaveKnit): Doctors of Running Roundtable

July 15th, 2020

29:23

In this episode we dive into the Wave Rider 24. The Mizuno Wave Rider has been around for a long time, and this year the shoe receives a masterful …

Run Basics 3: Training Errors

July 11th, 2020

3:53

Welcome to our mini series on Run Basics. This is going to be short (typically 5-10 minute) segments on some basic information related to running. This will include Info on running related injuries, training …

#10 Most Surprising Shoes of 2020 So Far (mid-year): Doctors of Running Roundtable

July 7th, 2020

19:39

In this episode our three team members give their surprise shoe so far of 2020 after each running in 40+ different shoes so far this year. This is not the "best" or "favorite" necessarily, but the shoe that surprised …

#9 HOKA ONE ONE Rincon 2 Review: Doctors of Running Roundtable

July 6th, 2020

35:19

Today we dive into reviewing the HOKA ONE ONE Rincon 2, what we consider the "maximalist's minimalist" shoe. A firmer yet still cushioned shoe that is lightweight and can keep up with your pacing, we discuss fit, ride, …

Run Basics 2: Training Volume

June 30th, 2020

4:02

Welcome to our mini series on Run Basics. This is going to be short (typically 5-10 minute) segments on some basic information related to running. This will include Info on running related injuries, training …

#8 Adidas Adizero Pro Review: Doctors of Running Roundtable

June 27th, 2020

28:40

Today we take a look at the highly anticipated Adidas Adizero Pro! A marathon racing flat worn by some of the best and a new addition to the "super shoe" group of carbon fiber plated marathon racers. We dive into the …

Run Basics 1: Getting Started

June 23rd, 2020

5:59

Welcome to our mini series on Run Basics. This is going to be short (typically 5-10 minute) segments on some basic information related to running. This will include Info on running related injuries, training …

#7 Reebok Floatride Run Fast 2 Review: Doctors of Running Roundtable

June 21st, 2020

28:02

Today we discuss with performance shoe designed for workouts, racing, or uptempo training from Reebok, the Run Fast 2. We also compare it to the Reebok Floatride Panthea and Reebok Forever Floatride Energy 2.0 as well. 

#6 Running Foot Strike: Is One Type Best? Part 2. DOR Roundtable

June 17th, 2020

41:02

In this episode we continue diving into the topic of foot strike in running. If you haven't already, check out Part 1 to get the start of the conversation. Our goal is to bring knowledge based on the available …

#6 Running Foot Strike: Is One Type Best? Part 1. DOR Roundtable

June 17th, 2020

32:00

In this episode we begin diving into the topic of foot strike in running, which can be a very controversial topic. Our goal is to bring knowledge based on the available research/literature, our clinical experiences with …

#5 Mizuno Wave Horizon 4 Review: DOR Roundtable

June 15th, 2020

38:31

Today we look at the Mizuno Wave Horizon 4! This a high stability and high cushioning model coming from Mizuno featuring the new Foam Wave and XPOP …

#4 Saucony Endorphin Pro Review: DOR Roundtable

June 15th, 2020

55:00

Today we review the highly anticipated carbon plated marathon racer Saucony Endorphin Pro! Many fan questions this week and we did our best to address them all to good detail. If you like the video please subscribe, …

#3 Skechers Speed Elite Hyper Review: DOR Roundtable

June 15th, 2020

35:25

Today we review the newly released Skechers GOrun Speed Elite Hyper! The shoe is a lower profile racing flat designed for elite marathon, but versatile enough to tackle virtually any of the shorter distances as well! If …

#2 Saucony Endorphin Speed Review: DOR Roundtable

June 15th, 2020

33:41

SAUCONY ENDORPHIN SPEED on the DOR Roundtable today. You asked your questions and we answered in this video! We also provide some of our insights into what makes the Endorphin Speed such a unique and intriguing shoe. If …

#1: Reebok Panthea Review: DOR Roundtable

June 15th, 2020

21:01

Hi everyone! Today we look at the Reebok Floatride Run Panthea. This is a daily trainer that can also dabble as a performance trainer or even racer …

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