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running technique

When you run slow, you run sloppy.
It's a common misconception that a higher cadence requires more energy, but in reality the opposite is true - a higher cadence is more efficient due to the muscle-shortening reflex.
When you look at running in terms of optimal performance the first thing we must address is pace. Often athletes have goal times in mind, but when I ask them about their pace strategy they have none.
To wear shoes or not to wear shoes? That is the question these days. Take a look at some of the actual scientific research and then decide for yourself whether to join in on the barefoot trend.
The size of your glutes doesn't matter, but your running technique sure does. Experienced ultrarunner Stephanie Case gives her top five tips on how to run better, further, and faster.
You’re ready to become an urban Tarahumara and run barefoot effortlessly along the trails, injury free and as nature intended...but now you've injured yourself. How do you avoid this?