Train your obliques: how and why

August 11th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Many runners approach core training with dread, but understanding how training the various muscles within the core benefit your running makes training them less of a chore

The footstrike debate: running on your toes won’t necessarily make you faster

November 26th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Some research to consider before overhauling the way you run

For maximum efficiency, run on autopilot

November 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Contrary to what many experts believe, focusing on pace and form can actually make you less efficient on the road

Could improving your running form actually make you a less efficient runner?

June 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Science | No Comments »

A new study found that tweaking your arms and leg turn over to make your form “perfect” actually led to decreased running efficiency right after the changes were made

What’s wrong with my arm swing?

January 23rd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

The arm swing: to many runners, it seems like the arm swing is never quite right. It’s one of those tells that can make someone’s running form look hypnotizingly smooth or awkwardly out of whack. Plus, […]

Practice downhill running to improve form and conditioning

October 31st, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

We’ve all been told to run hills as part of our training but we’re usually advised to run uphill — intervals, sprints — and then take it easy back down. Running up hills build strength […]

Running form: Re-learning your ABC’s

March 28th, 2014 by Kate Kift | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | 2 Comments »

If you want to improve your running form, then you have to start at the beginning. Time to re-learn your “A, B, C’s”

Heel strikers strike back – study says they have better running economy

September 9th, 2013 by Michal Kapral | Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Heel strikers run more economically than their midfoot striker counterparts, according to a new study out of the University of León, Spain.