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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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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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Neck and shoulder pain when running: 6 quick fixes

Neck and shoulder pain while running is more common than you think. It can often be attributed to poor form or too much tension in the neck and shoulder muscles.  Many runners experience neck and shoulder pain while running to varying degrees. Many beginner runners over the years have asked me: Why does my left …

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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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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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Running form: Proper arm swing and 5 ways to improve it

Proper arm swing is incredibly important when it comes to running – but many runners often ignore it. In a 2014 article from Live Science, it was found that although arm swinging costs energy, not swinging the arms during running would cost even more energy. It’s true that your legs are the powerhouses of running. …

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How to run properly: Proper running form for beginners

If you want to want to learn how to run properly, the key is to give more thought to your running form and technique. Many beginner runners don’t think about their form when they first start running. Whilst this is completely fine to begin with, over time as you increase your mileage, incorrect or improper …

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