By Hayden Shearman // When you encounter hills in a workout or race, how should you tackle it? How should your technique change? And what about downhill is that different to uphill? Here’s five points to give you more confidence to be strong in the hills. Look Up & Stand Tall: Avoid the temptation to[…]
By Hayden Shearman // One of the many frustrating things about running is the incredibly vague and contradicting uses of the terms “hilly”, “undulating”, “rolling”, and “flat”. Every runner has a different take on what these terms mean and even with a course elevation profile it’s difficult to make out the real magnitude of the hills on[…]
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.
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.