Pushing backwards: the key to smooth running

2012-12-22 00:00

RUNNING is all about forward motion, but in seminars and clinics on efficient running style, I have frequently found it more effective to point out that the forward motion actually comes from “pushing backwards”.

Transfer all your weight to the back foot and it is possible to move your body forward by pushing backwards on the rear foot. The more powerful and sustained the push, the faster you go forward.

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