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Through running, we fulfill our destiny as physical beings, and on the foundation of a fitter physical being, we can build a better life.”  – DR. JASON KARP, The Inner Runner  

Running is the most popular exercise in the world and the most potent exercise to burn calories and lose weight.
The REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification, developed by renowned running expert and 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Dr. Jason Karp, is a professional running education program for fitness professionals specifically designed to provide the required skill and expertise to train runners and to teach the exclusive REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ group workout program.

At the heart of the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification is its name, which includes an acronym of the 3 physiological factors that determine running fitness and performance: Running Economy, VO₂max, & Lactate Threshold. 

You’ll learn all about these 3 factors and a whole lot more when you earn the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification!  

You’ll learn:

• The physiological factors that influence running fitness and performance
• Specific workouts to increase VO₂max, raise the lactate threshold, and improve running economy
• How to design training programs for runners
• Proper running technique
• How to teach the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ group treadmill classes
• The secrets of avoiding running-related injuries
• Important training concepts to help your clients
• Nutrition for runners
• How to run for weight loss

Be Inspired. Join the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ Trainer Team

• Build credibility with clients and add value to your services
• Market yourself as a running expert and increase revenue
• Learn cutting-edge science of running

• Earn continuing education credits for national fitness certifications
• Become part of the exclusive REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ brand, including exclusive use of logo
• Teach REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ classes at gyms around the world
• Become a REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ Master Trainer and get paid to lead live performances

• Align yourself with one of the premier experts and education providers in the industry
• Receive exclusive discounts on all Run-Fit, LLC products and services 

The REVOLUTION RUNNING course includes:

• 7 manuals: Running Physiology, Running Technique, Running Training, Running Workouts, Running Injuries, Running for Weight Loss, and REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ Group Treadmill Class
• 4 sample training programs: 5K, 10K, half-marathon, & marathon

• Multiple-choice exam (online)
• Certificate of completion
• Exclusive REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ branded T-shirt
• Continuing education credits/units from the following organizations:

ACE logo NASM logo AFAA logo PTA Global logo headerlogo  USAT logo
2.0 CECs 1.9 CEUs 15 CEUs 8 CECs 8 CECs  4 CECs

How to become REVO2LUTION RUNNING™ certified:

Step 1: Purchase home-study course by clicking ‘Add to Cart’ below or register for a live performance
Step 2: Study the course materials and/or attend a live performance*

Step 3: Pass exam within 4 weeks from date of purchasing home-study course or from date of live performance
Step 4: Print your certificate and add REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ Trainer to your list of credentials
Step 5: Renew your certification with CEC courses

*For home-study course, course materials are automatically e-mailed as pdfs in your payment receipt.

Home-Study Course $249 / Live Performance $299 (add $50 for hard copy course manuals)

For live performances, click here.

Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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