Improve Your Form

Want to get the most out of your run? Check your form. While your running style is uniquely your own and shouldn't be drastically changed, minor corrections in form will help you run with less tension and allow you to focus your energy on speed and endurance. Use this guideline to learn how to improve your form and get the most from your run.

The Key to Good Running Is Good Form

The Key to Good Running Is Good Form

By working to improve your form, you can adapt to stress and avoid injury. At the same time, you will become more efficient and have a better chance of achieving your goals.

Good Running Form Part Two: Analyze Your Lower-Body

Good Running Form Part Two: Analyze Your Lower-Body

Part one dealt with analyzing and improving your upper-body position to improve your running style. Part two willl look at assessing the major moving parts of your lower body.

The Perfect Runner: Improve Your Form

The Perfect Runner: Improve Your Form

Most people who run never think about the movement of their bodies. They go through the motions without thinking about it. But runners need skills training, just like a tennis player needs to learn how to hold the racket.

Check Your Form: Running With Correct Biomechanics

Check Your Form: Running With Correct Biomechanics

There are a few general tips most experts agree on when it comes to running form. Minor corrections can make a big difference in performance and injury prevention.

Exercise Your Way to Perfect Running Posture

Exercise Your Way to Perfect Running Posture

You'll find that you don't need to do all that much work to improve postural muscle strength. Once you get these muscles in shape, it takes very little maintenance to keep them that way.

Get Rid of Running Tension by 'Running Tall'

Get Rid of Running Tension by 'Running Tall'

The tension in our necks and upper shoulders during a run can bring on niggling discomfort or even outright pain. The culprit in most cases is poor posture, but a few simple stretches and exercises can easily straighten us out.

Is Your Stride Stiff Enough?

Is Your Stride Stiff Enough?

When you watch world-class runners, the last word you'd use to describe their running style is "stiff." Nevertheless, a certain type of stiffness is actually a hallmark characteristic of the best runners' strides.

Proper Running Form: Make Sure the Elements are Together

Proper Running Form: Make Sure the Elements are Together

The right running form helps you relax, making you faster, more efficient and less likely to get hurt. Proper form means making sure your whole body's working together correctly.

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