Try these tips to improve your running!
How you apply these is up to you, but as with anything - the key is to not change too much, too quickly.
Instead of obsessing over a certain foot strike or trying to copy what someone else is doing, our approach aims to improve what your body does naturally.
Your head-to-toe form checklist!
Try these drills to feel the forward lean.
The easiest cue for this is “Fast Feet”. At first this might feel confusing because fast feet does not necessarily mean fast running. Remember, good form should work regardless of speed.
Think of it like this: if you can jog in place, you can jog while moving, right?
Same applies to “Fast Feet”...
Once you’ve got a feel for taking smaller and faster steps, it’s time to add forward lean.
The first few times you try this, you’re gonna feel like falling.
Your natural instinct will be to tense up and reach out with your foot which is the opposite of what we want to be doing.
This is why rat...
Now it’s time to combine fast feet with forward lean to start running. Rather than focusing on your cues, remember those drills we practiced and think of flowing from one into the next.
As you get more comfortable with this drill, you can experiment with more or less forward lean to run at diffe...