By Jim Aniol, Green Bay Running Club President, and Mike LaMere, Prevea Sports Medicine Supervisor
There are many things to focus on while training for a half or full marathon. Pace, comfort and goal setting are important aspects of training; however, one of the most important things to focus on is form. Improving running form not only enhances performance but also reduces the risk of injury.
Both experienced and first time runners will benefit from focusing on and improving their form, but the process may not be as simple as it sounds. There are four elements of form where most runners can improve: posture, foot strike, cadence and lean.
Try these tips from Prevea Training Run Director Mike LaMere and Green Bay Running Club President Jim Aniol and you will be on your way to improving your running form.
For detailed instructions and tips for perfecting your form, click here.