Looking to learn more about your running gait? Well, you are in the right place. In this (sort of technical) short blog post, I’ll teach you about the many components of running gait, and how your lower limbs works when running. But why should you Care? Understanding gait cycle and its many components can help you pick the right running shoes and optimize your performance and training efficiency. Not only that, learning more about your gait cycle can also help you better assess your running technique and biomechanics, which, in turn, is key for improving it. Plus, some running experts suggest that assessing the way you run can also offer you many clues to the cause of a particular injury. These are all valid reasons, if you ask me. So, are you excited? Then here we go.
If you are thinking about improving your running form, then you must be a wise runner because working on developing proper running form is one of the best things you can do to improve as a runner for the long haul. Study shows that proper running form can help you become more of an efficient runner, helping you improve performance and avoid injury. Truth be told, if you run with bad form, then expect pain, strains, aches, injuries and compromised running efficiency, hindering you from achieving your full running potential Today I’m going to share with you some of the best tips and practices when it comes to proper running form. I know that this subject is full of controversy. Nonetheless, I will do my best to provide you with all of the tools and guidelines you need to start the process of developing and improving proper running technique.
Encountering chest pain—especially those usually referred to as heart palpitations—while running can be a scary thing, but, hopefully by the end of this blog post, you will learn that in most cases it’s not something worth having a panic attack about. In fact, heart palpitations are a normal condition, and can be prevented by making some simple lifestyle changes.
Looking for the best guidelines on how to get rid of shin splints? Look no more. Sure, shin splints are not an instantly debilitating injury. Nonetheless, ignore the symptoms, and soon you’ll find yourself dealing with an injury that could bring your training to a screeching halt. And you don’t want that.
Running might be one of the most beginner-friendly sports out there. It requires no special instruction. And the fact is, we are born to run. Our bodies are designed to perform the motion of running (just look at your limbs, buddy, that ain’t an accident). After all, running is all about putting one foot in front of the other (in a speedy kind of a way). With that said, not everyone knows how to run properly. In fact, proper form eludes most—especially the beginners who’s got no clue on how to proceed. The Importance of Proper Form
Would you like to learn how to return to running after injury the safe way? Then you have come to the right place. Here's the truth. Injuries are common among runners. They suck as they keep us from regular training and make it much harder to reach our fitness goals.