I’ve never been a fan of Alberto Salazar after hearing how his training philosophy has athletes running hard and extrmely hard for the majority of thier miles. After reading this article it makes his principals seem even worse.
Elite distance runner Lauren Fleshman says that Alberto Salazar helped her get treatment for asthma, but she became squeamish when he suggested that she use medication in a different manner than the doctor instructed.
Source: Elite Runner Had Qualms When Alberto Salazar Told Her to Use Asthma Drug for Performance
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Dr. Nick Campitelli
Dr. Campitelli is a podiatrist in Akron, OH specializing in foot and ankle surgery with an interest and enthusiasm for running as well as helping runners with injuries. For the past several years he has been treating running injuries in patients by fixing their form and transitioning them to minimalist shoes. Having treated runners with all types of injuries through conservative measures with orthotics and shoe gear changes to reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Campitelli has brought what works best and is most current to his practice as well as the Akron and Cleveland running communities.