It’s one thing to have great running technique at the start of a race but what about when you’re 15k into a half marathon or 32k in a marathon? Does your posture collapse or cadence slow? Knowing your tendencies and having a strategy to combat them is a great way to push through those though[…]
We all lean forwards to some extent when we run, but how much is too much and what should that lean look like? Hayden explains … Technique: Forwards Lean from TempoFit on Vimeo.
GPS watches and KM markers are great for telling us how hard we’re working on flat, straight courses, but what about in hills or under trees or over twisting trails? How do you pace yourself when your splits don’t tell the full story. Here Hayden Shearman shares his tips for running pacing without a watch.[…]
You’ve worked your backside off to get to the top of the hill, what next? How do you make the most of gravity and run efficiently downhill? And what about preventing injuries with all that pounding? Hayden explains in this two-minute video on downhill running technique … Downhill Running Technique from TempoFit on Vimeo.
One of the best things you can do to help the efficiency of your running and also the confidence you feel when running is to stand nice and tall. Check out this week’s technique tip for keeping that posture sorted (and think: “Tall hips, shoulders relaxed back and down, head tall, and spine neutral”). […]
Runners have a love/hate relationship with hills and this technique is designed to give more of that hill love, so hills are not always a lactate inducing, breathless grind.
The all-important hips. As people who spend much of our days sitting down, it can be a challenge to get our hips into the most effective position for running. So, here’s how to get those hips back in the game:
Arms aren’t just passengers along for the ride. They play a crucial role in balancing our bodies and creating equal, but opposite forces that help create efficient drive from our legs. So a good arm drive is a key piece of the puzzle for creating an efficient and effective running style.
One of the best things you can do to immediately improve your running economy and prevent injuries is to run with quicker, shorter strides. Here’s why and how …
Despite being one of the easiest things to correct, poor posture is one of the most common technique deficiencies amongst runners. Just a few postural checks a couple of times each run, plus a good amount of core strength, will have you running tall and balanced to allow your legs to do the job of[…]