Running faster means running differently. Form changes with speed. Some of those changes will happen automatically. Sometimes, though, runners don’t know how to let them happen, and make extra effort fighting themselves or trying to keep running with the same form regardless of speed.
This week in my Stuck-at-Home Running Form Tips I’ve been looking in depth at the form changes for faster running. You’ll be surprised at what happens to your speed when you learn how to do these properly.
Start your learning process by watching the videos and, for anything you find difficult, trying the recommended lesson or resource. That should get you on your way towards making fast running much, much easier.
If you’re a person who wants to really master this aspect of technique, my new course 21 Days to Your Next PR–normally $197–on sale for $125 through May 31, 2020, with coupon code fasterinapril.
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Jae Gruenke, GCFP, is a running technique expert and Feldenkrais Practitioner. Known as a “running form guru,” she is the Founder and CEO of The Balanced Runner™ in New York City and The Balanced Runner UK. She has helped runners from beginner to Olympian improve their form to become pain-free, economical, and fast.