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Running Form

The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place? In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christophe...

Sarah Klein

7 Things You're Probably Not Paying Attention To When You Run (But Should Be)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living

I don't like to pay attention when I run. Don't get me wrong, I pay attention to the essentials, like where exactly I'm going and when to turn around ...

In Search Of The Perfect Running Form

Michael Zazzali | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

It is too soon to tell the most ideal landing and running patterns. Each person's genetic makeup is unique as is their biomechanical alignment. Thus, I believe it is important to try to use a few basic tenets to help prevent injury.

Running Form: Distilled (Part 4)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Running Form: Distilled And there you have it, the essence of running in three easy pieces -- Pose, Fall, Pull. But, if it's so easy, why do most run...

Running Form: Distilled (Part 3c)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Anatomy of a Stride You know from the two earlier posts that the previous two invariables in running -- Pose and Fall -- pretty much happen on their o...

Running Form: Distilled (Part 3a)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Anatomy of a Stride Recall from the previous post, "Running Form: Distilled (Part 2)," that by employing a standard by which to frame, evaluate and a...

Running Form: Distilled (Part 1)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Confusion: First Step to Clarity Well, we've got to start somewhere, right? So, just sit, settle, and sip on something enjoyable as you learn a littl...

Running Form: Simplified (Part 2)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

You'll remember from the previous post that "correct running form asks only that runners eliminate the variables, and reinforce the invariables." In running, while foot-to-ground contact is a given, does nature favor one manner of landing and loading over another? Let's find out.

Running Form: Simplified (Part 1)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

In as many weeks, this five-part blog post series on "Running Form: Simplified" will carefully sift through the particulars of running so that -- like our most ancient forebears or our youngest children -- ultimately, we can just run.

Running Form: Convoluted

Christopher Drozd | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

I myself have benefitted from high levels of conditioning overriding fledgling skills, but I know with certainty that unless correct running form is learned, eventually the undue strains of sloppiness will overrun even the greatest muscular conditioning.

6 Steps To A More Efficient Run

Jamie Galloway | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

With the New York City Marathon just around the corner (we hope), many athletes, workout enthusiasts and fitness newbies are looking to the streets or the treadmill for a spot of cardio. There's no doubt that when done properly, running can be great for heart, body and mind.

How To Perfect Your Running Form

Christopher Drozd | Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Success -- to run farther, run faster, and run with less chance of injury, and otherwise savor the joy of running -- asks only for attention, practice, and patience.

Do You Run The Right Way?

Sara Gaynes | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Gaynes

How old were you when you learned to run? Do you even remember learning to run? Are you "good" at it?