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Two Women Running Their Mouths

Two Women Running Their Mouths

By Ellie Somers
A podcast for women who run, by women who run.
80% dishing: 20% running
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Season 4 Episode 3: Perimenopause, Menopause and Post-Menopause : What aging all about for aging women who run, with physical therapist and triathlete coach, Dr. Renee Hodges
In this episode Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers speak with guest, Dr. Renee Hodges, Doctor of Physical Therapy, triathlon coach, and the owner of Foundation Physical Therapy and Endurance Coaching, about menopause and performance.  In this episode they discuss the changes that are occurring through these phase of life for menstruating people and review the terminology involved, as well as speak to some of the symptoms that could be occurring to indicate the start of peri-menopause.  They also review some of the changes to your hormones as you enter into these stages in life, some of the things that could help make the transition feel a bit easier and discuss considerations for training adaptations. If you have been wondering how to approach your training as you age and work into this beautiful transition as a menstruating person, this is a great listen.  To connect with Dr. Renee, head to her website for your physical therapy or coaching needs: http://www.foundationpt.net/ As always, you can reach out to us via our contact information below: Dr. Steph: info@volantept.com Dr. Ellie: info@sisuwolf.com
49:31
September 15, 2021
Season 4 Episode 2: Trusting the Process as a Runner
In this episode Dr. Stephanie Mundt, PT, DPT and Dr. Ellie Somers, PT, DPT discuss how to learn how to trust the process as a runner and how to adapt to "failures." They leave it all on the line and open up about their own personal struggles with quantitative measurements as runners and the meaning we create around these numbers.  If you are someone who has ever felt frustrated with your running, frustrated with your results or struggled with the DOWNS of the sport, this one is for you.  If you are in need of a coach, we are accepting new runners! Reach out to one of us individual or apply to join our Sisu Squad Run Team. Dr. Steph : info@volantept.com Dr. Ellie : info@sisuwolf.com Apply for our Sisu Squad : https://sisuwolf.com/services/run-coaching/
25:49
August 9, 2021
Season 4 Episode 1: FIRST GUEST!!! Dr. Danielle Kroot on Pregnancy and Post-Partum Running
Oh hey! We're back with our very first guest of this podcast, Dr. Danielle Kroot. She comes to us today to chat about running during and after pregnancy.  Dr.Danielle Kroot is a physical therapist, running and triathlon coach, and owner of Starting Line. Starting Line is a hybrid facility for endurance athletes offering physical therapy, performance coaching, and group indoor treadmill and strength classes. Danielle's passion for working with runners came from her own love for the sport and the challenges and injuries she faced herself as a new runner. Her treatment approach is rooted in educating and empowering her patients so they can tackle their goals with confidence. As a new Mama herself, she realized the gap in resources for women returning to run postpartum and wanted to be able to help new Mamas on their journey.  (feel free to add another sentence or take anything away if necessary To connect with Dr. Kroot: Website: www.startinglinemaine.com (Run Studio) , www.startinglinephysicaltherapy.com (Physical Therapy Services) Instagram: @runfitdoc, @startingline207, @mamabearfitnessllc email: danielle@startinglinemaine.com Resources discussed in today's episode: Guidelines for activity during pregnancy - https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/21/1339  Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy? - https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2019/07/11/is-it-safe-to-exercise-during-pregnancy/ Guidelines for postpartum return to run - https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2019/05/20/ready-steadygo-ensuring-postnatal-women-are-run-ready/ Mom's Run Strong Program Information: https://www.mamabefit.com/moms-run-stronger
41:07
July 29, 2021
Season 1 Episode 2: Breaking down hip myths for women who run
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers dish about the nonsense women are told about their hips and how this impacts sport and running. Hear us dish and provide insights into how this could be impacting your life.  Contact info: Ellie email: ellie@sisuwolf.com web: www.sisuwolf.com  Steph email: info@volantept.com web: www.volantept.com Additional reading: 1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29791183/ 2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16260666/ 3. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24175127/
30:57
July 29, 2021
Season 3 Episode 6: Shin Splints
Raise your hand if you've ever had shin splints as a runner?  Shin splints are a fairly common running related injury and report of pain. There are a number of misconceptions about shin splints. In this episode we discuss some of the reasons shin splints might happen, how to manage them and when to seek assistance.  Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers offer physical therapy and run coaching services. If you need help, reach out below: Dr. Stephanie Mundt: info@volantept.com Dr. Ellie Somers: info@sisuwolf.com
24:24
July 6, 2021
Season 3 Episode 5: Achilles Tendinopathy, a tale of frustration
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss achilles tendinopathy. They chat about Dr. Ellie's personal experience with the injury, rehabilitation and what to expect with activity.  If you're looking for a run coach, apply to join our team (The Sisu SQUAD) through the link below: www.sisuwolf.com/runcoaching If you're looking for a physical therapist, reach out to one of us below: Dr. Stephanie Mundt: info@volantept.com (www.volantept.com) Dr. Ellie Somers: info@sisuwolf.com (www.sisuwolf.com) References: 10 things not to do if you have achilles tendinopathy (Jill Cook) Tendon neuroplastic training: changing the way we think about tendon rehabilitation: a narrative review (Ebonie Rio)
41:52
June 22, 2021
Season 3 Episode 4: What to expect with stress fracture recovery?
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt (Physical Therapist and Run Coach) and Dr. Ellie Somers (Physical Therapist and Run Coach) discuss the nuances of recovering from stress fracture (or bone stress injury). We review common causes of bone stress injury, as well as common risk factors, and discuss what recovery SHOULD (or might) look like for runners. We talk about what symptoms potentially mean and why these injuries can be so challenging. If you are unsure if you're on the right path with your stress fracture recovery, reach out to one us below. --- Dr. Stephanie Mundt: info@volantept.com , www.volantept.com (Arizona) Dr. Ellie Somers: info@sisuwolf.com , www.sisuwolf.com (Seattle)
30:29
June 5, 2021
Season 3 Episode 3: "Oh Knees"
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers, have a candid discussion about knees. Steph interviews Ellie about her knees and experience with knee pain, ACL reconstruction, meniscus tear and early onset arthritis. They discuss Ellie's view of her knees, her considerations and her general attitude toward running and sport having had knee injuries. If you are someone struggling with knee pain and you need a physical therapist or run coach, feel free to reach out: Dr. Stephanie Mundt: info@volantept.com : www.volantept.com Dr. Ellie Somers: info@sisuwolf.com : www.sisuwolf.com
25:16
June 1, 2021
Season 3 Episode 2: Hip Labral Tear
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the implications of a hip labral tear diagnosis. We take a deep dive into Dr. Stephanie Mundt's personal experiences and discuss considerations for runners who receive this diagnosis.  Learn: 1. What is a labral tear of the hip? 2. What are some common signs of a hip labral tear? 3. What are treatment options for a labral tear of the hip? 4. Can you return to sport with a hip labral tear? And if you have questions, please feel free to reach out to us: Dr. Stephanie Mundt (Physical Therapist, Run Coach in Scottsdale, AZ): www.volantept.com Dr. Ellie Somers (Physical Therapist, Run Coach in Seattle, WA): www.sisuwolf.com
31:48
May 20, 2021
Season 3 Episode 1: Running on Vacation
Have you wondered if you need to be running while you're on vacation?  Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers share their personal experiences and insights as runners, coaches and physical therapists on what to consider with running while on vacation. Is it right for you? SHOULD you be running? What kind of running needs to be included?  If you need a physical therapist or run coach, reach out to us via email here: Dr. Steph: info@volantept.com Dr. Ellie: info@sisuwolf.com
24:60
May 13, 2021
Season 2 Episode 6: Social Media Dish Session
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the challenges they face on social media as physical therapist, women and coaches. This is a dish session where we gripe about some of the issues we see with social media. This is our final episode of season 2 and we're so grateful to all our listeners! As we continue to navigate podcasting, we appreciate your support, listening ear and share. Please reach out if you have any questions you'd like us to address in the next season.  Thank you for listening!
33:44
March 22, 2021
Season 2 Episode 5: Periods matter period.
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss all things period matters. At the end of the day, periods matter period. Learn about why they matter, what you need to consider with regard to your period, and how this may or may not impact training as a runner or woman athlete.  If you have Qs feel free to email us: Dr. Steph: info@volantept.com Dr. Ellie: info@sisuwolf.com
26:18
March 11, 2021
Season 2 Episode 4: Medical imaging through the physical therapist lens, when it helps, when it harms?
DISCLAIMER: This episode is an opinion piece and should not serve as medical advice. If you have questions about medical imaging, please speak to your healthcare physician to discuss the appropriateness of this imaging together. Anything heard in this episode should not be used as medical advice.  In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the pros and cons of medical imaging. They dish on the usefulness of imaging and the lack thereof. As physical therapists, they discuss how imaging can be helpful and also harmful to folks working to recover from injury or painful conditions. 
30:44
March 7, 2021
Season 2 Episode 3: Strength Training for Women Runners (and athletes)
In this episode, we discuss the many reasons why adding resistance training to your training is an invaluable consideration for women athletes of all levels, but most especially for our runner friends.  Holler for help: Dr. Ellie : info@sisuwolf.com : www.sisuwolf.com Dr. Steph : info@volantept.com : www.volantept.com
29:52
February 18, 2021
Season 2 Episode 2: The ways coaches and clinicians can contribute to a person's body image
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the ways in which coaches and clinicians can contribute to issues of body image. We discuss practical adjustments to communication to foster healthy image of body and reduce language that may negatively impact a person's view of themselves.  As always, if you have any questions, comments or concerns please reach out: Steph : info@volantept.com | www.volantept.com Ellie : info@sisuwolf.com | www.sisuwolf.com
32:46
February 11, 2021
Season 2 Episode 1: Body Image
In this episode of season 2, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss their personal experiences and issues with body image. Have a listen and be reminded you aren't alone if you struggle with body image and that your body is beautiful, exactly as it is.  Mentioned in the show: email: info@volantept.com (Steph), info@sisuwolf.com (Ellie) websites: www.volantept.com (Steph) , www.sisuwolf.com (Ellie) Body positive/intuitive eating resources: Heidi Strickler (Dietician in Seattle, works remotely) Opal Food & Body (Eating disorder clinic with multiple providers in Seattle) Natalie Joffe (Nutritionist in Seattle, works remotely) Rebecca McConville (Dietician in Kansas, works remotely)
26:18
February 3, 2021
Season 1 Episode 6: RED-S for Clinicians and Coaches
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers (physical therapists and run coaches) discuss RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport) and offer insights for CLINICIANS, coaches and providers who work with runners and athletes. We talk about how to engage in. meaningful conversations with these athletes and what questions to work into your intake forms or regular question list. If you or someone you know is in need of physical therapy services reach out to us: info@volantept.com (Dr. Steph) info@sisuwolf.com (Dr. Ellie) Consider reading:  https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/bjsports/52/11/687.full.pdf https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/bjsports/49/7/421.full.pdf
36:54
December 22, 2020
Season 1 Episode 5: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers (physical therapists and run coaches) discuss RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport). We talk about what it is, why it matters and what you can consider to take action with your health in the world of endurance sports.  For further reading see below: https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/11/687 If you are in need of physical therapy or run coaching services: www.sisuseattle.com www.volantept.com
30:15
December 13, 2020
Season 1 Episode 4: The joys and challenges of HR based training
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers (physical therapists and run coaches), discuss the joys and challenges of using HR based training with endurance running. We talk about how training too hard, too often can result in performance detriments and some of the challenges you may face in working to slow yourself down. We offer insights and ideas on how to start to work towards a more easy training schedule, to keep you healthy and keep performances improving.  Are you looking for a physical therapist or run coach? Check us out, we both offer in-person and remote physical therapy and run coaching services. www.volantept.com (Dr. Stephanie Mundt) www.sisuseattle.com (Dr. Ellie Somers) For more reading, check out these resources mentioned in the podcast: https://www.sportsci.org/2009/ss.htm https://www.8020endurance.com/
30:15
December 6, 2020
Season 1: Episode 3 - Being female entrepreneurs in physical therapy and coaching
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the woes of being women entrepreneurs, some of their struggles and realizations and things that have helped them stay the course with their businesses. 
45:51
November 30, 2020
Season 1 Episode 2: Breaking down hip myths for women who run
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers dish about the nonsense women are told about their hips and how this impacts sport and running. Hear us dish and provide insights into how this could be impacting your life. Contact info: Ellie email: ellie@sisuwolf.com web: www.sisuseattle.com Steph email: info@volantept.com web: www.volantept.com Additional reading: 1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29791183/ 2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16260666/ 3. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24175127/
30:58
November 20, 2020
World Premier: All about us and this podcast
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers, physical therapists and run coaches, will discuss and review what to expect for this podcast in future episodes. 
20:59
November 15, 2020