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Proper running form is extremely important as it helps you run faster and more efficiently. But you may be wondering what is proper running form and how do you tell if you have good running form? In these guides we’ll explain what is proper running form and share tips on how to improve running form and how to fix running form.

How to get a runner’s body: Characteristics + 6 training tips

You may have heard of the term ‘runner’s body’ in the fitness community. Depending on what camp you’re in when it comes to exercise, it will either have positive or negative connotations for you.  If you’re a long distance runner, don’t let the gym bunnies convince you that a runner’s body is a bad thing.  …

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Is running in place effective? Benefits + 3 sample workouts

Running in place is seen by many as an effective workout to do before a run or as part of a standalone workout. You may already be familiar with running in place when you do high knee agility drills as part of a warm up. Running in place is a great way to improve your fitness …

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What is proper running form? 5 key principles of proper running form and technique

There are many components that make up proper running form and technique. Many runners don’t think about their form and technique when they start running, whilst this is fine to begin with, you may want to give more thought to how you run.  Proper running form and technique is important because, if done incorrectly, it …

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Is yoga good for runners? 6 benefits of yoga for runners

Many runners will tell you that stiff and sore muscles are an unfortunate part of being a runner. All that time on our feet can lead to tight muscles, which in turn can lead to injuries. There are many benefits of yoga for runners. Yoga improves your flexibility, mobility, strength, posture and breathing, which are …

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7 essential running form drills for beginners to improve speed and endurance

Running forms drills are great for improving your speed and endurance as a runner. They strengthen key running muscles, and improve coordination, balance and agility. If you’ve never done running form drills before, you may be wondering what they are. The good news is there are plenty of running form drills for beginners to get …

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Running form and technique: 4 simple tips to improve running form on your next run

Running form is incredibly important, but unfortunately it is often overlooked by many runners when they start their running journey. The good news is there simple tips you can follow to improve running form. Many runners neglect their running form when they first start running, then wonder why they keep getting injured. The truth is, …

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Treadmill running: 5 tips to safely run on a treadmill

Not every runner is a fan of treadmill running. Despite its reputation, running on a treadmill can actually be really beneficial your training.  If you can’t always get outside to go for a run, or if you prefer running in a gym for safety reasons, then running on a treadmill is a great alternative. It …

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Strength training exercises for runners: The complete guide + 30 sample exercises

Strength training exercises for runners are essential if you want to be a strong, healthy and less injury prone runner. Many runners focus on running and running alone when they first start running. However, running alone will only get you so far when improving your strength, power, speed and endurance. Once you feel like you’re …

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