In my articles for #WalkingWednesday I talk about race walking and its unique charm. I would love to think that I might have encouraged some of you to give it a go but I know I won’t have convinced everyone. However, you can still learn a lot from race walking that will help to improve your running.
Technique – Run like someone’s watching
In race walking, technique is incredibly important and if you get it wrong you risk disqualification check out my blog on this here. However, just because you won’t be disqualified in running that doesn’t mean you can be complacent. It should hardly need to be said that good running form can improve efficiency and speed and reduce the risk of injury. Yet many runners, especially mid-level runners who have been running for a couple of years of more, tend to miss out on technical training and fall into bad habits with a weak upper body and a lazy leg swing…
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