Natural running technique

Keys to natural and efficient running.

A correct running form helps you to run faster and with minimum stress on your body.

Breathing

Proper Breathing While Running

Take slow, controlled, deep breaths with your belly, not with your chest. Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth.

Arms

Arm swinging while running

Keep your elbows bent to a 90 degree angle and swing your arms to favor forward propulsion. Keep your hands relaxed.

Cadence

Optimal running cadence

Short and quick steps, 180 footstrikes per minute, stride low to the ground.

Head

Head position in running

Keep your head straight, look ahead, do not stare at your feet.

Hydration

Running hydration

Landing

How to land your feet when running

Your foot should land below your centre of gravity, landing softly on the ball of the foot

Mind

What to think about when running

Concentrate on your running form, be present in the moment.

Nutrition

Running nutrition

Posture

Correct Running Posture

Lean your body forwards slightly so that your centre of gravity is above or in front your hips.

Shoulders

Shoulders position in running

Your shoulders should be back and down, relaxed.

Mind

What to think about when running

Concentrate on your running form, be present in the moment.

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