How can we help you and what is it about Rise Endurance that stands apart from other coaching?

We take a comprehensive and holistic approach to coaching; we consider the whole person with scientifically based training that is client-centered so that you can reach your full potential. Not only do we guide you in lifestyle and nutrition choices, but we’re qualified to prescribe you detailed workouts and exercises that will support a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle that encompasses feeling good, having energy, and enjoying your food and workouts. It’s incorporating lifelong healthy practices that work for you and being able to balance it with your lifestyle.

Read our testimonials and see what our athletes have to say.

When it comes to monthly coaching, we’re strong believers in delivering truly custom and individualized training. We don’t give cookie-cutter plans to our clients. Coaching is about constantly monitoring and progressing. Which is why we individualize everyone’s training based on their current fitness level, race goals, health goals, schedule, and sport skills.

As a Rise Endurance athlete, you’re prescribed detailed workouts and field tests so that we can monitor and adjust your training, fitness, health, and recovery. We won’t just throw any workouts onto your plan. We provide you with the training and guidance to race successfully and aid you in maintaining a healthy and injury-free lifestyle so that you can finish feeling strong and ready for your next challenge.

About Coach Joan

Coach Joan Scrivanich is an Exercise Physiologist and the owner of Rise Endurance where she guides runners and triathletes nationwide in reaching their potential.

About Rise Endurance

She is a proud first-generation born American; her parents immigrated to America from Sansego, Italy and a strong work ethic was instilled in her at a young age. She has been active her whole life and participated in many sports and activities. Joan has been a dedicated endurance athlete for over 30 years. She was a Division I college athlete in Cross Country and Track and has experience training and racing for Ironman races, marathons, and countless other triathlons, road races, and trail races. Her athletic background took seed as a kid when she swam for a top-ranked local swim team. Throughout her life she has participated in various other sports, including being a certified NAUI scuba diver.

Joan holds an advanced degree in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University, the private Ivy League research university in NYC. Her notable certifications include the industry-leading Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification, USA Track & Field Level 2 Endurance certification, and USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance certification.

Before becoming a full-time coach, she worked in the healthcare field at the nation’s top ranked hospitals in New York City, which included Columbia University Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, and NYU Medical Center. Coach Joan has the specialized experience and knowledge of working with cardiac patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation programs of the top NYC hospitals and in Open Heart Surgery supporting the top cardiac surgeons in the nation.

As an Exercise Physiologist, Joan is an allied health professional who’s qualified to prescribe exercise as well as conduct and evaluate fitness and exercise assessments, and improve your health. She has studied the effects of exercise and how it can reduce or reverse disease. Joan’s graduate level studies have included physiology, psychology, sleep, nutrition, and health. Her clinical experience as an allied health professional included working closely with cardiac patients as well as working alongside and supporting surgeons in the cardiovascular operating room. She has studied the body’s responses and adaptations to exercise in depth and can apply her knowledge to improving your health and athletic performance.

Having a coach who’s an Exercise Physiologist means that you have an allied health professional on your side; Someone who can prepare you for the demands of both life and sport while remaining healthy.

In addition to coaching runners and triathletes, Joan also offers nutrition coaching and mentors other coaches

Joan shares her expertise through her writing and as an information source for journalists.
She has written for a variety of national media, including USA Triathlon Magazine, Triathlon Lifestyle Magazine, and USA Triathlon Multisport Zone. She has been featured a
s an expert in Runner’s WorldTriathlete MagazineShape, and many other outlets.

Joan’s Degrees and Certifications include:
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  • Master’s Degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from Columbia University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology from Seton Hall University
  • USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance Certified Coach
  • IRONMAN Certified Coach
  • USA Track & Field Level 2 Endurance Certified Coach
  • USA Track & Field Marathon Specialist
  • USA Track & Field Registered Coach
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
  • Level I Certified Metabolic Efficiency Training Specialist
  • Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach
  • United States Olympic Committee SafeSport Program
  • First Aid & CPR