72nd Podcast

Podcast Guests "It's a long road” are the coaches Yannis Veranis and Dimitris Dangas. 

Dimitris Dangas is an honors graduate of the T.E.F.A.A of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a specialization in "Indoor Sports Activities", but also holds a Master's Degree in Exercise and Physical Health from the Department of Medicine of the same University. He has been actively involved in sports since 2002 in the sport of football and Taekwon-Do, holding distinctions at the national level and now his occupation is in Crossfit and Weightlifting. From 2016 until today, he has been working in various gyms in Thessaloniki providing personal training services, with remote training guidance in Greece and abroad, while at the same time preparing candidates for the TEFAA and the security forces.

Yiannis Veranis is also an honors graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a specialization in "Indoor Sports Activities", as well as a Master's Degree in Exercise and Health at the School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of the same University . He is involved in distance running and CrossFit. His specialty is athletic performance enhancement and injury prevention, and he also deals with the rehabilitation of injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament tears, meniscal tears and shoulder girdle tendinitis. From 2015 until today, he has been working in large gyms in Thessaloniki as a personal trainer, group instructor and pilates instructor with athletes and practitioners of all ages and goals, with remote training guidance, while at the same time preparing candidates for TEFAA and the security forces .



The passion of both for gymnastics and the constant updating of sports science led them to write sports articles on Greek sites, as well as to create a scientific sports site from 2019, www.workoutintelligence.com.

With Giannis and Dimitris we will have an interesting discussion after we will talk about the strengthening of runners and if it is necessary, Variable Resistance Training, about Crossfit and VO2 Max, the best exercise for burning fat, as well as other interesting topics related to amateur runners.

Podcast Interview Highlights “It's a long road” with coaches Yiannis Veranis and Dimitris Dangas.

07:15 Would you like to start by telling us a few things about yourself so that the world can get to know you, where you are active and what is your relationship with sports and running?

08:20 It is necessary to empowerment for runners and especially those of long distance;

10:30 How does it help a runner? strength training with external resistances and body weight?

16:09 Could you give us if of course one is made typical strength program like some core exercises?

22:17 What factors does appearance depend on? injuries;

23:55 H injury prevention can it be achieved through empowerment or some other way? In general, how do we achieve injury prevention?

25:30 Variable resistance training: What is it, what is it for and how is it different from traditional strength training?

29:41 What are the benefits of this method?

30:12 What is combined endurance and strength training?

32:10 What can we do to reduce the negative impact?

36:05 How many kilos should a runner use on Strengthening exercises;

40:50 How much rest should we take between sets in strength training?

43:50 Conditions that differentiate the break?

44:50 How long does it take for strength to improve?

48:00 What path does the body take to increase strength?

49:20 Crossfit improves the VO2Max;

51:10 Seats and semi-seats. What is desirable for runners and what is the correct technique?

59:00 How important are the stretches;

01:04:00 What training intensity is best for burning fat?

01:12:53 Finally, I would like you to tell us where and how someone can find you.

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