43rd Podcast

Podcast Guest “It's a long road” is the runner and coach Kostas Houvardas. Kostas was in the past a professional runner, later a journalist and radio producer and now with special distinctions in Greece and abroad he is a coach and long-distance runner, a gym owner and a certified Crossfit trainer.


With Kostas we will have an interesting discussion on issues concerning amateur runners and with his help and experience we will try to talk about the strengthening of runners and if it is necessary, stretching, off-season training and also cramps from which many runners often suffer from.

Podcast Interview Highlights “It's a long road" by Costas Houvardas

11:18 It is necessary empowerment for runners and especially those long distances?

20:25 So which is the best? strength program for a runner?

41:15 And since we are talking about empowerment for avoid injuries, how to return to running after an injury?

48:43 How important are stretches?

52:44 Costa another question from a friend of the show.
"Now that it's over AMA and I don't have a race in the near future, I'm wondering what kind of training I should do as "Off season training". I somehow want to maintain the fitness level that I have acquired with so much effort, but at the same time I also need to rest"

01:00:00 On the occasion of some questions I saw on Social from some runners suffering from cramps, what do you have to advise us?

Kostas Houvardas
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