PT & MOBO Creator Jay Dicharry on Tissue Well being: Methods to Strengthen Bones & Tendons

When runners get harm, it’s typically a tissue well being drawback, like a tendon harm. How can we forestall that?

Jay Dicharry is a bodily therapist, creator, entrepreneur, and college member at Oregon State College who is aware of so much about tissue well being for runners.

A portrait headshot of Jay Dicharry in a grey shirt smiling at the camera
Jay Dicharry’s profession blurs the road between medical follow, teaching, and engineering to unravel issues and optimize efficiency. 

Jay does all of it: He’s a training bodily therapist and in addition a school member at Oregon State College. He’s written a few of my favourite books on working efficiency and harm prevention, together with Anatomy for Runners, and he’s now launched the second version of Operating Rewired.

Jay additionally hosts workshops for bodily therapists, one in all which I attended final yr. I used to be the one working coach there, which was enjoyable to get out of my consolation zone. When you ever have the prospect to transcend a podcast and be taught from Jay throughout a category, workshop, and even one in all his books, I extremely advocate it.

Jay Dicharry on Coaching for Sturdy Bones and Tissue Well being to Keep away from Damage

The book Running Rewired by Jay Dicharry
Jay Dicharry wrote the e book “Operating Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Power, and Velocity.”

Do you know that working isn’t truly good on your bones? This was information to me. I assumed that the affect forces of working, which might be 2-5x your body weight, had been sufficient to stimulate wholesome bones within the decrease physique. I used to be unsuitable.

We talk about the sorts of coaching that offers you sturdy bones and tendons in an effort to run sturdy and scale back your harm danger.

On this episode, Jay Dicharry and I speak about:

  • New analysis on tissue reworking and cargo tolerance abilities to develop sturdy runners
  • Enhancing energy, bone density, and tendon well being by particular workout routines and coaching strategies
  • Debunking widespread beliefs round working and bone well being
  • Correct plyometric coaching for bone and tissue well being
  • The hyperlink between vitamin, bone well being, and stress fractures
  • Tendon well being and restore by sluggish loading (together with Achilles accidents)
  • Methods to forestall and handle tendon accidents in runners by sound energy coaching
  • Why runner’s ft want particular consideration
  • Utilizing the MOBO Board as a diagnostic device for fatigue

Each runner can be taught one thing about tissue well being from Jay on this episode to assist them run sturdy and keep injury-free.

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Thanks MOBO Board!

Invented by famend bodily therapist Jay Dicharry, MOBO helps you stabilize your stance with an modern rocker board that’s arrange on two fins. The design successfully forces you to drive your large toe into the board to enhance your stability. I used to be fairly smug going into my first session on the MOBO Board. How arduous can it’s to steadiness, proper? Properly, I used to be humbled fairly rapidly!

Even in the event you’re a very good runner, higher steadiness, stability, and proprioception goes that will help you have a extra highly effective stride and stop extra working accidents. You’ll discover ways to enhance the effectivity of the kinetic chain out of your hip to your large toe. As a result of as Jay likes to say, it’s not simply how sturdy you’re, however how nicely you utilize that energy.

I used to be lately at a weekend bodily remedy workshop (lol I used to be the one working coach) and realized how essential (and uncommon) this easy motion is. Save 10% with code STRENGTHRUN10 at checkout at

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