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Running Technique — Running Up and Down Hills by RollinThunder Facebook Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 9:00am Distance: 20.08 miles Time: 1:05:48 Average Watts: 196 watts Normative Power: 209 watts Average Heart Rate: 166 bpm Total Work: 775 kJ Average Speed: 18.3 mph You can always tell an outside ride because the average speed is much lower than the indoor rides. It isn’t fair to compare the speed data from an indoor ride to an out ... Read on »
Pose running technique: a beginner’s guide by Erskien Lenier Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:53pm Pose running technique: a beginner’s guide The popularity of running as a leisure pursuit has increased throughout the past 25 years, reflecting social trends away from organised team sports and towards less time-consuming, more flexible and independent ways of keeping fit and active. Over the same time period, there has been an explosion ... Read on »
Proper Running Form: Cutting Through the Noise of Sound Running Technique by Jason Fitzgerald Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 10:00am What is proper running form? Because it’s a complex question, you should be careful who you ask for advice. Ask ten runners about running form and you’ll hear ten different explanations about the best running technique. Even more dangerous, those who shouldn’t be giving running form advice make all the classic mistakes. Just yesterday I polled [. ... Read on »
Barefoot Running Technique by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:10pm The other week I was running on the track at the gym.  I usually try to follow the Pose technique of running, landing under the center of gravity with a tempo of 180 steps per minute.  But for some reason, the run just didn't feel right and I couldn't get everything to "click". In frustration, I kicked off my shoes and ran in just socks.  Al ... Read on »
Barefoot Running Technique II by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:10pm With the weather turning warmer, I have been running outside a bit.  Initially, I noticed my stamina running outside was much lower than when I run inside at the track.  I thought about it, and realized there was one major difference: when I run indoors, I run barefoot (in socks only). Apparently, even with wearing minimal shoes when running ... Read on »
Technique-Free Running? by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 4:56pm As I continue to experiment with barefoot running, I am beginning to have different thoughts about proper running technique.  During my running, I've used bits of Pose, Barefoot Bob's advice, etc., to improve my form.  However, I am starting to shift into a different direction with all this. It appears that if you grow up barefoot and run ... Read on »
Ask Roni _v34 – Scale Disappointment, Retrying WW, Weight Loss Rewards, Running Breathing Techniques, Snack Recommendation by Roni N. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 9:14am I haven’t wanted to make any promises as I’m still finding a self-employment groove but here’s my return to the ! I may not be able to do weekly off the bat but that’s my goal! Topics included in this video include…. Scale Disappointment Retrying Weight Watchers Weight Loss Rewards Running Breathing Techniques S ... Read on »
“What’s the best post-run recovery techniques?” Injury Prevention and Recovery Q&A with Mario Fraioli by Jason Fitzgerald Posted Wed 29 May 2013 7:10am Before I start… Did you know Strength Running is becoming one of the largest running blogs around thanks to you? I’m humbled! Technorati is a site that ranks blogs and to make sure that I’m the owner of SR, I have to use this funky code: BM45BTT8MNQW. Sorry, it doesn’t work as a discount code anywhere [...] Read on »
Does Running Barefoot Improve Your Technique? by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 6:08am After running for about 5 weeks now barefoot on pavement, I wanted to review the impact of this experiment.  I can say that barefoot running has only partially corrected my technique.  The biggest change is the landing.  To protect itself, the body will naturally adjust to a midfoot or forefoot landing instead of a heel-strike. As to othe ... Read on »
Breathing Techniques In Running by coolrunner Posted Mon 11 Jul 2011 9:44am One of the more important aspects of running is the proper way of breathing. Running is not just about the legs and thighs and feet. It is also about the lungs and how to bring greater amounts of oxygen into the system efficiently. Unnoticed by many, eveh by the athletes themselves sometimes, the nature of your breathing during your running affec ... Read on »