The beginning of the year marked a complete change around for me. First of all I started with my diet and then with my fitness. However I hit my first stumbling block when I pulled a muscle - again. Fortunately there are other types of fitness training that can be done other than flopping on the couch in despair.
During my rehabilitation and return to running fitness I discover a Runner’s World Magazine Article on Running Form. Up to then it had never occurred to me that my running form was completely wrong – I just thought that I must lengthen my stride and push harder. The article advocated a shorter stride and a more mid to forefoot strike. It was one of those DOH moments. Now I run so much faster with much less effort. Woot.
One big warning or disclaimer should go with this however: if you need to make a drastic change of running form then you should plan to introduce it into your running schedule gradually over a 3 month period.
Check the video out ….