Besides being an exercise physiologist and coach, Joan Scrivanich is an author and writer. Because of her expertise in health, fitness, and sports (as well as her love of traveling) her writing focuses on triathlon, running, and the active things you can do to keep fit while traveling. Read some of what she’s written here.
Joan earned her Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University in New York City. She also holds coaching certifications from USA Triathlon, USA Track & Field, IRONMAN, and the highly respected National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Before becoming a coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation’s top ranked hospitals in New York City, which included working in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Open Heart Surgery, and Research.
Joan has been an endurance athlete for well over 25 years which has included competing in high school cross country and track, running for a competitive division I college in both cross country and track, and competing in countless triathlons and running races. Joan’s favorite race was the Goofy Challenge in Walt Disney World.
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Injury-Proof Your Run: Your Guide to Faster, Healthier, and Happier Running
Joan’s Published Articles:
USA Triathlon Magazine:
Work On Your Weak Spots (Spring 2016 issue)
USA Triathlon Multisport Zone:
Triathlon Lifestyle Magazine:
Running For Triathlon (December 2013 issue)
Off-Season on the Trails (January 2014 issue)
Winter Motivation (February 2014 issue)
The Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon (March 2014 issue)
Quoted & Featured In:
Endurance Sports on Fire – Episode 20 coach interview
Runner’s World – June 2016 issue Stay Fit & Kick Back
US Olympic Gold Map – 2016 Summer Olympics – Beginners’ Guide for New Triathletes
USA Triathlon Magazine – Winter 2017 Workout Issue
Spryliving.com – 5 Tips for Cold-Weather Running
Theactivetimes.com – 6 Important Strength Exercises for Triathletes
Lifehack.org – 18 Common Mistakes About Exercise Pointed Out by Experts
Education & Certifications:
Master’s Degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from Columbia University
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology from Seton Hall University
USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach
USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach
Ironman Certified Coach
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified Coach
Basic Cardiac Life Support