Joseph McConkey, MS, is a running coach and exercise physiologist, specializing in injury prevention.
He has worked with the full spectrum of running athletes, from first-time runners, to marathoners around the world, to Olympic athletes at the elite high altitude training camps of Ethiopia and Kenya.
He has coached at the club, college, and pro levels and have been the director of the Boston Running Center's Gait Analysis Lab for more than a decade.
Joseph holds the highest accreditation by the USA Track and Field Association and the IAAF, as well as a Masters in Exercises Science with a focus on Injury Prevention and Sports Performance. He is the author of Pliability for Runners.
In this episode, Joe talks about the importance of pliability for injury prevention and shares tips on how to achieve that.
Learn more about Joe McConkey here: https://bostonrunningcenter.com/coaches.cfm
Get Joe’s Book “Pliability for Runners” here: https://amzn.to/3ZtdN5G
IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL DISCOVER:
00:02:34 - why Joe wrote a book on pliability
00:03:50 - how you can check your pliability at home
00:05:42 - how to start working on your pliability
00:13:16 - what it takes to work in pliability work into your routine
00:19:24 - body symmetry issues connection to injuries
00:29:20 - about the book
00:35:50 - the power of weightlifting for increasing your running performance
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