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Tagged: Running form

Running form is without doubt the most important, single thing that any runner can tackle to help make sure they avoid injury. Of course, how quickly you ran and how often you get injured does depend on a number of factors. But there are good reasons to believe that running form transcends all else and can make the most different to your typical injury-prone runner. The articles below examine how improving your running form could transform your running experience.

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    How I fixed my running form in 6 weeks and how you can too

    Improving your running form. There’s nothing more fundamental when it comes to running and our vulnerability to injury. It’s at the core of every step we take. But if you think that all you need to know...

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • The 4 Secrets To Injury-Free Running
    The 4 Secrets To Injury-Free Running

    Why are runners so prone to injury? The answer’s simple, writes Jason Fitzgerald. It’s just two basic things. And the cure? Well, that’s not too complicated either. Four simple steps that any runner can take. A recipe...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Gladwell was wrong – and that’s great news for runners
    Gladwell Was Wrong…And That’s Great News For Runners

    Occasionally a book comes along that whips up a storm. Not so long ago that book was Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers (Wikipedia | Amazon). It’s an entertaining read. It’s also highly insightful. And one of the key lessons...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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    Best exercises to improve running form

    Running form drills remain flavour of the month. Nate Helming of Competitor.com reports on a recent discussion with movement coach Carl Paoli on the topic. The focus was on the core strength exercises that runners should do...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • Running School Disco
    Running School Disco

    Ever thought of going back to school? No, this isn’t another role reversal Hollywood comedy. It’s the new way for runners to overhaul their running technique and improve performance in a matter of weeks. It’s kind of...

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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    The One Thing About Running Injuries

    Do you know what the secret of life is? No. What? This. Your finger? One thing. Just one thing. You stick to that and everything else don’t mean sh*t. That’s great, but...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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  • The Runner's Checklist Manifesto
    The Runner’s Checklist Manifesto

    Until a few years ago, very few people had heard of Dr Peter Pronovost. But a few runners did – and, in the process, they discovered an invaluable tool in the fight for running health. Pronovost was...

    • Posted May 5, 2014
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  • Running Injury Trap
    The Running Injury Trap

    Most of us fall into one of two categories of runner. Those recovering from an injury. Or those afraid of suffering another injury. For much of the past couple of decades, I’ve been both. That affected the...

    • Posted April 26, 2014
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    Running injuries: Truth, Lies and Journalism

    It’s arguably the most provocative running article of the summer. The New York Times published in late June a provocative story that, in citing recent research in a major sports medicine journal, appeared to demolish some of...

    • Posted September 14, 2013
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    7 Reasons Why Mo Farah Stays Injury-Free And How You Can Too (Conclusion)

    Alberto Salazar has overhauled the running form of countless elite athletes. But do his techniques apply to your average runner, as well as the elite? And, if so, what are practical steps that you can apply to...

    • Posted September 8, 2013
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    Running Form: 7 Reasons Why Mo Farah Stays Injury-Free And How You Can Too (Part 7)

    In our view, there’s no shadow of a doubt. The most important aspect of any Alberto Salazar training regime is also the most fundamental aspect of running. Our countdown of the reasons behind Mo Farah’s success concludes...

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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    RATED: The Running Injury Recovery Program

    A recent addition to the RUNNINGINJURY.co.uk store is the ‘Running Injury Recovery Program’. As you can tell by the spelling, this is an American recovery programme. But the style of the programme is decidedly British. In this...

    • Posted August 31, 2013
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    Shin splints: Fact, fiction and recovery

    Shin splints are the curse of many runners. Those new to the sport – and women in particular – are especially vulnerable. But it can be something of a minefield to sort through the information, sometimes conflicting,...

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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    Injury-Free Running: 6 Simple Tips

    Injury-free running is the goal for many runners, especially those new to the sport. But it’s easy to be tempted to push yourself hard and structure your training programmes in such a way that you exacerbate the...

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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