Running Fundamentals

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Running is an undeniably popular form of exercise and recreation.  An estimated 64 millions people in the US alone self reported themselves as runners or joggers.   But running effectively and safely is more than just “getting out there and going for a run”.   To run effectively, efficiently, and safely you need to run with the proper technique and form.

Here is one of our favorite running instructional videos (there are plenty of good one’s out there)

 

We’ve discussed Chi Running before and this is a great time and place to revisit that concept.  Chi Running focuses on alignment of the body, relaxation, and the proper running form to reduce injury risk and greatly increase running efficiency.  The technique not only elevates your running efficiency but also the enjoyment of running.