Tag: running form

Running Performance…Optimal Stride Length for Runners

Now this is a fascinating topic! A very commonly asked question that I receive often from clients is “How long should my stride be?” As with many things, the answer often starts with “it depends.”  However, for any running body at a given speed, there is an ideal length of stride that optimizes running economy and efficiency. That’s where we…

Ep194 – Video Gait Analysis Part 1

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Ep194 - Video Gait Analysis Part 1
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Next up in our Summer 2021 Running Performance Series is Video Gait Analysis Part 1. In this episode we discuss how you can effectively capture quality video footage of your running form. I’ll go over the tips and techniques that I use to help clients analyze and optimize their gait mechanics. It all starts with getting good footage and you’ll…

Running Performance – Video Gait Analysis Part 1 (Footage)

Next up in our running performance series is Video Gait Analysis, and this is Part 1 of 3. We’re going to talk about how to record running video so that you have good data for evaluation. And potentially, using your findings to fine-tune your running mechanics can help you to simultaneously improve performance and reduce injury risk. This information is…

Ep190 – Running Performance…Determining Your Runner Type

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Ep190 - Running Performance...Determining Your Runner Type
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Determining your runner type, or identifying the style of runner that you are, can significantly enhance your running performance. How you run, or in other words, what type of muscle contractions and movement patterns your body is genetically designed to prefer, is an amazing science. In this first episode of the series, we are going to talk about concentric or…