It’s quiz time again! Test your Balanced Runner IQ by answering this question:
When you push against the ground with your foot, what’s the most important thing you’re pushing forwards?
The great thing about knowing the answer to this question is that it gives you a very simple key to running faster, easier, and healthier.
Share your best guess in the comments below and why you think it’s correct. I’ll give you the answer in next week’s blog post, along with a shout out to the people who got it right.
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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.