Run quieter and more natural to avoid injuries
Anyone who has been running for a while they are hesitant to change their running style for fear of becoming injured.
The opposite is actually true if you only run one way when you have to train or race differently then this is when you are more likely to get injured.
So practise different techniques in training to become an
Having run for 3 decades what is noticeable is the modern running shoe reduces sensory feel as we run.
Run on your heel or mid-foot whichever feels natural to you to avoid running injuries
You must be efficient when running not just to save energy but to avoid problems which can lead to injuries.
When you learn good technique you should not concentrate on what your feet are doing all the time. It is OK to think about it for 10 seconds to 3 minute blocks any longer and you are likely to push off too hard or run on your toes.
Make sure the feet strike directly under the hips.
Focus on up right to leaning forward because this causes less strain on the muscles simply by allowing your body to work with gravity for forward movement.
Other types of running include:-
Barefoot running, ChiRunning, Newton running, Pose Method, Radiant running & strides per minute running.
Running softly (lightly) with reduced noise also means reduced impact will reduce effort and impact. Noise is usually form
To avoid injuries try and focus on at least one of the following each time you run.
High cadence -Aim for 22 to 23 right leg strides every 15 seconds
Make sure your feet land underneath you and not in front – most runners get the most improvement from this type of running
If you notice your feet are making more noise than normal it could be you are tired and running on heavy tired legs. If the noise continues for a week then your shoes could need changing.
Changing your stride
Biomechanist – A coach who has studied running mechanics.
Marathon Mark takes technique coaching to prevent injuries and make running more enjoyable with less effort.
Contact Mark for detail.
Mark has run more than 60,000 miles.