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What Is Your Running Technique?

WHAT IS YOUR RUNNING TECHNIQUE? Incorrect Correct Looking down puts pressure on the upper spine. Don't look down, Look ahead! Aim to keep your entire body in a straight line. If your foot lands in front of your centre of gravity, it is essentially pushing you If your foot lands underneath or behind it will spring you forwards with little backwards. resistance. Don't clench your fists, this will cause Keep your hips even, shoulders relaxed and avoid your whole body to tense up. unnecessary sideways motion. Curvature of the spine Maintain a stable core Don't lift your legs more than necessary, this wastes energy! Cushion the blow! Knees should bend naturally upon landing. Under- Over- Neutral pronation pronation Correct foot positioning is essential. Over or under pronation of the ankles will cause the whole body to compensate, producing a lopsided movement which places stress on the knees, pelvis and spine. that FOOT S

What Is Your Running Technique?

shared by ThatFootShop on Mar 20
Incorrect running technique places unwanted stress upon your body, slows you down and increases your chances of an injury. The body is a collection of levers and pulleys. A seemingly small problem, s...


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