Start With the Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved: Jay Dicharry

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How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner? If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their job.

It’s time to rethink the strategic value of those two extremities that connect you to the ground and push you forward with every single step.

Our guest today is Jay Dicharry and Jay is one of the foremost authorities on running bio-mechanics. Jay built his international reputation as an expert in bio-mechanical analysis as Director of the SPEED Clinic at the University of Virginia, and now as Director of the REP Biomechanics Lab in Bend, OR.

In this episode, Jay teaches us the difference between Balance and Proprioception and why Proprioception matters so much for running effectively. He also shares with us tools and exercises to retrain our feet to work with us.

He is the founder and CEO of MOBO, a novel product that improves intrinsic foot control and today, Today’s interview will be going over running mechanics and how integral the foot is in the whole process of making running happen.

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