Get down with low-gait training
YOU MAY NOT WANT to be crawling when you reach the finish line of a race, but low-gait training, which mimics animal movements, can help to improve your running posture, strength and mobility, says Kris Roberts, a personal trainer at Oneldn (oneldn.com). Here’s how to work your inner animal: perform each variation for 30 secs, rest and repeat the sequence three to six times. ‘Try to keep the movements fluid,’ says Roberts.
RUNNING WILD Animals tend to be much faster than we are (see p28), so why not take some lessons from nature?