I was recently working with a group of middle distance runners and one of them told me he was having trouble “holding his form” when he got tired. He said he would try to keep his good posture but eventually it would fall apart. I explained to him that posture is an irrelevant concept in … Read more
Brooke Thomas, Rolfer and creator of the bodywork information hub Fascia Freedom Fighters, interviewed me on orthotics, how your pelvis should move, barefoot and minimalist running, and how we help runners. Enjoy!
Do you believe that, as a runner, you should have a tight core? That the sine qua non of good running form is tightening your core? I’d like to propose a different concept: The essence of good running form is directing force in the simplest possible line from foot through head. Since we have two … Read more
Every time I go out for a run I come back with a blog post written in my head. But it never seems like the right “first post.” I feel like I ought to start right if I’m going to start, explaining who I am, what I believe, what background and training form the basis … Read more