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Welcome to the RunnersConnect Extra Kick Podcast, where our expert coaching staff answers your running questions 5 days per week.

Get actionable lessons in our bite-sized podcast while you run, when you’re at the gym, and on your commute

Feb 28, 2018

How do you know if you have IT band syndrome? What if the pain isn't in the IT band or seems to come and go some days?

Coach Laura helps you deal with your IT band issues.

Feb 27, 2018

What are some tips and tricks for recovering from the marathon?

If you've ever hobbled around after the race or took a week to walk up and down stairs, then you'll want to listen to Coach Laura's great tips!

Feb 26, 2018

What is the relationship between VO2max and marathon performance? Does having a higher VO2max mean you'll run better or are there more important factors to how well you'll race?

Coach Laura explains some of the science to help you understand your training.

Feb 24, 2018

When you're in the middle of an important training segment, what do you do when you get sick?

Keep your schedule as normal, just run easy, or rest until you feel better?

The answer depends on a lot of factors and Coach Claire shares all these factors to help you make the smart decision next time you get sick.

Feb 23, 2018

What are your tips for feeling less self consious when I try to run with a group?

There are a few running groups in my area, but I am always scared to join them because I feel like I am going to be the slowest person there.

How do I get over this and just be able to enjoy being with a group?