Can Fitness Experts Tell You How To Run? Relying On Others Can Be A Treacherous Path To Injury.
May31

Can Fitness Experts Tell You How To Run? Relying On Others Can Be A Treacherous Path To Injury.

One thing we can all agree on is that running is a natural and fluid form of movement. We evolved as natural long distance runners hunting and gathering our food. But how to run is a whole different story. Fitness experts all have their opinions on the best way to run. They all have their angle on fore-foot, mid-foot or heel strike and body form. They do seem to agree on the soft landing though, no matter what the actual form of the...

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Will This Runners’ Foot Strike Study Lay The Heated Debate To Rest? You Decide.
May16

Will This Runners’ Foot Strike Study Lay The Heated Debate To Rest? You Decide.

Here’s another research finding to throw into the ring of the foot strike debate that always makes the rounds in running circles. Heel, forefoot, or midfoot strike? Who’s right? This argument uses science to try and settle the debate. Turns out there’s not much difference at speed, so it looks like everybody’s right. Now, they did only look at 10 runners, so one could argue that it’s a pretty small...

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Beginning Marathoners: Is One Of These 5 Running Form Mistakes Curtailing Your Awesomeness?
Apr28

Beginning Marathoners: Is One Of These 5 Running Form Mistakes Curtailing Your Awesomeness?

As a beginning marathoner you  might be eager to pick up the pace as quickly as possible. Hold on to your horses there, and pay attention to your running form before crashing ahead. Neglecting these beginner’s tips might have you running into the roadblock of injury and setting yourself back. The tips in this video are good in that they spread awareness about leaning into a run, controlling bounce and foot strike, they relate...

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Do Your Running Shoes Have Too Much Arch Support?
Dec26

Do Your Running Shoes Have Too Much Arch Support?

Feeling the rest of the body starts in the feet. I know that now, I always used to trip in running shoes with a ‘wide base for stability’. This article opens the discussion about the current debates whether running shoes are a help or a hindrance. Too much arch support could actually prevent your foot from moving properly. The foot’s arch seems to be much more flexible than previously thought! What is thought of as...

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Foot Strike Running Secret: The Pawback
Dec22

Foot Strike Running Secret: The Pawback

Have you paid any attention to your foot strike while running? The heel strike, ball of foot strike debate is intensely difficult to decide. Recently I read the tips of a runner from the early days of running, and he mentioned more than fifty times in his pdf article that the ball of foot strike is preferred to the heel strike. I read with stubbornness, thinking about my own method that uses the whole foot starting with the heel....

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