Ep 17: Strength Training for Runners

Ep 17: Strength Training for Runners

In this episode, host Aditi Pandya discusses the topic of Strength training for runners with fitness coach Swetha Devaraj.

  • Benefits of strength training for runners
  • Importance of right posture in strength training
  • Strength training for improving triple extension in running
  • Approach to strength training for beginners vs. advanced runners and much more

The guest for this episode is Swetha Devaraj aka sweatyswetha. She is a vascular radiologist by education and a fitness trainer by passion and profession.

She grew up playing tennis professionally and continued to play for Alcorn State University in Mississippi – US, where she also did her under graduation and post-graduation. Upon returning to India in 2016, she juggled between three jobs – at the hospital, a CrossFit gym and online training. She finally quit her job at the hospital to take up fitness and online training as a full-time profession and also to travel the world and learn different forms of fitness. Currently, a globe trotter with no postal address, she comes to India to conduct Animal flow workshops and help other trainers get certified as animal flow instructors. She can be reached on Insta at @sweatyswetha

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