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Athletics Running Technique

Having good technique in distance running is pivotal for enhancing performance, reducing the risk of injuries, and enabling runners to maintain efficiency and endurance throughout their training and competition.

good running technique good technique means greater efficiency

Competitive runners want to run faster, that's the main thing, right? The thing to get sorted first is technique, followed by training. Proper running form helps conserve energy by maximizing the body's efficiency. Efficient movement reduces unnecessary muscular effort, allowing runners to maintain their pace for longer distances without excessive fatigue.

As a bonus, good technique minimizes the risk of injuries associated with running. Proper form reduces stress on joints, muscles, and tendons, lowering the likelihood of overuse injuries such as shin splints, knee pain, or stress fractures.

Here are some tips to create an effective and economical running technique:

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