©2019 by Extra Mile Runners

You'll often hear the coaches talking about good technique. Technique is an important part of running because it helps us to move faster, make us more efficient with our energy and helps prevent injuries. For the newer runner there tends to be a few key technique errors that we see:
 

  • Posture relaxes when tiring (shoulders rolling forward)

  • Heel striking

  • Over striding

  • Eyes looking down
     

These four steps below will help you understand what they are and give you an idea on where you can focus to improve these.                
 

Remember that the coaches are always here to help you with your technique so don't be afraid to ask if you have any questions. 

Here's a cool clip with great runners talking about what it means to be a top runner.