Running Form

Regardless of your running goals, pay attention to your form. This will ensure your running style is efficient and safe for your joints. The key is to run naturally and remain relaxed. Do not overstride, i.e., straightening your leg and landing with your heel in front of your knee. Overstriding is hard on the knees, back and the hips and can cause injuries.

Figure 6-1. Three Traits of a Good Running Form

Figure 6-1. Three Traits of a Good Running Form

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