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Marathon Season Is Here: Training Tips from the Running Doc

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Getting ready for marathon season takes plenty of preparation and dedication.
Air Date: 9/16/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Lewis G. Maharam, MD
running docLewis G. Maharam, MD, FACSM, is one of the world’s most extensively credentialed and well-known sports medicine and running health experts. Better known as Running Doc™, Maharam is the past medical director of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series and current medical director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training Program and former medical director of the New York Road Runners Club and the New York City Marathon. He has appeared on World News Tonight, Today, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, CNN, and Fox News. His work has appeared in Runner’s World and Competitor magazines, and he is the author of five books.
Marathon Season Is Here: Training Tips from the Running Doc
It's marathon time again... are you ready?

Getting ready for an endurance race takes special training.

Proper form, diet and stretching are all important in making sure you can give it your best and maybe even finish in record time.

Marathon running will naturally wear your body down, but you can help prevent injuries by training your body properly.

Listen in as Dr. Lewis G. Maharam (aka "The Running Doc"), one of the world's most extensively credentialed and well-known sports medicine and running health experts, takes you through all the proper exercises and preparations to assure you finish as strong and healthy as you can.
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