Strength vs. Cardio Training & Novice Runner Injuries

Episode 14.13

Segment One – Jim Karas, Lifestyle Fitness Expert and Personal Trainer, discusses his Cardio-Free Philosophy and how it can change your perception of the preferred workout program as Hugh Jackman, Diane Sawyer and many others have discovered.

Don’t be fooled by the words [CARDIO-FREE]! You’ll get your cardio but never have to step foot on a treadmill again! This innovative workout guarantees to transform your body with just three, 45-minute sessions a week. The [CARDIO-FREE] workout is specifically designed to give you a metabolic makeover, turning your body into a fat-burning machine.

Shock your Metabolism– Workouts change every month. Just when you have mastered one workout, we change it and disrupt your body again. The more you disrupt your body, the more it is forced to change.

Power in numbers – working out with others allows you the benefit of personal training while saving time and money. Plus, you’ll get to meet people who are just as passionate about looking and feeling great!

Variety – We offer a variety of workrouts! Give them all a try to experience the benefits of each one.

People turn to Jim Karas Personal Training (JKPT) when they’re looking for more than the typical trainer and nothing less than unrivaled results. With an unmatchable business model that allows his staff to solely focus on their clients, JKPT continues to be the reliable source for highly professional and knowledgeable personal trainers. Handpicked by Jim Karas, his team has been delivering real solutions in real time for over 24 years by applying the latest techniques, methods and research. JKPT offers private and semi-private training sessions in your home, building exercise room, office or in one of its studios.

Segment TwoChristine Licata from ATI Physical Therapy discusses common injuries experienced by novice runners; training errors that contribute to injuries; proper warm up, form, distance, recovery, frequency, gait, pace and shoes.

Christine graduated from the University of Delaware in 2002 with a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science, a concentration in Exercise Physiology and a minor in Strength & Conditioning. She also received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Widener University in 2005. Christine has been employed with ATI for the past five years specializing in the care of pre and post operative orthopedic patients as well as middle school through collegiate level athletes.

Prior to ATI, she worked at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for three years specializing in the orthopedic/sports medicine adolescent patient population. Christine is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and recently completed a Sports Physical Therapy Certification through Evidence in Motion.

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