Forefoot running reduces the rate of the initial impact that your knees have to absorb as the foot strikes the ground. However, the other side of the trade-off is that more loading is placed upon your calf muscles and Achilles tendon. Let’s take a closer look.
Brigid Kosgei has a very distinct running technique, with her pronounced arm swing and visible heel strike. Let’s breakdown the marathon world record holder’s running style and see what we can all learn to help us run more efficiently.
Eliud Kipchoge’s running technique is one of the many things that makes him the greatest marathon runner of all time. In this running analysis video, I’ll show you how you can improve your running form by studying how Kipchoge runs. Learn to run like Eliud Kipchoge in five steps.
If you’ve been told to use your glutes more when you run, this will help! I’ll explain how to use your glutes while running with four simple tips.
I often refer to 3:3 breathing patterns for running, but you’ll also hear me talking to runners about 4:4, 3:2 and 2:2. These ratios are simply an expression of the number of strides spent inhaling versus the number of strides exhaling.
Wondering how to start running? Download this beginners’ running plan and follow our running tips for beginners. Running shoes for beginners and running technique tips are all covered here.