Blog — 28 November 2010
Tip Of the Week! RUNNING ‘BEHIND’ YOU!

When we run, we tend to just ‘run’. The more mindful you can be about ‘HOW’ you run (and for that matter – swim & ride as well) the better your technique and therefore form is going to be.

Run Tip #1

Think about running ‘behind’ your body. This will do several things:

- It will help with hip extension range prior to toe off, which is VITAL to maintain good technique will running, especially at speed.

- It will automatically put your foot at a better angle on toe off, so that the force your foot is putting on the ground is horizontal – ie. pushing you forward, rather than more vertical, which makes you bob up and down and waste energy!

 

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