Get your lake gear ready, it’s time for week two of Summer Running Camp!
During the first week of summer camp we discussed building a consistent running routine. This week, we move on to proper running form.
Most of us learned to run as children, playing tag, sports, and chasing friends around the neighborhood. But it isn’t until we get older — and start running for exercise — that running form even becomes a consideration.
At it’s worst, your running form can leave you injured, but proper form will help with your overall running economy, reducing effort and fatigue while increasing speed.
So what are the basic principals of proper running form?
That’s what we cover in week two of camp.
Here’s what we talk about in this episode:
- Why proper form starts with your head
- The forward lean … why is it so hard?
- The form technique that changed Matt’s running forever
- Midfoot vs. heel striking
- Doug’s big announcement!
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