TSAOG Orthopaedics & Spine

Dr. Frank Garcia Offers Marathon Training Seminar

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Are you training for a marathon?  Thinking about it, but not sure what it would entail?  This is the event for you!

On Thursday, June 27th, TSAOG will be offering a FREE Marathon Training Seminar for anyone interested in learning more about marathon training.

  • Dr. Frank Garcia, who has run 2 marathons himself, will give an overview of marathon training and discuss common lower extremity running injuries and how to avoid them.
  • Luis Perez, PA-C, who has run 3 marathons and 2 iron mans, will cover the effects of nutrition on training and recovery, review the physiological effects of training, and discuss the psychology of marathon training.
  • Cheryl Obregon, PT, FAAOMPT, who has run 4 marathons, will discuss considering a half marathon vs a full marathon for your first race, interval training scheduling, proper footwear, the best crosstraining exercises, and  proper warm up and cool down techniques.
  • Q&A Session will follow the seminar to answer any of your burning questions.

The seminar will run from 5:30-7:00pm in the Hinchey Conference Center of the Orthopaedic Institute.  Admission is FREE, but we do ask that you please RSVP to [email protected] if you plan to attend.

Offering learning opportunities for our patients to increase their knowledge and accomplish their goals is one more way TSAOG makes your health our mission.

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