Simple ideas to help you maintain good running form
THE FATIGUE on a long run can take its toll on your gait. A recent study1 found increased ground contact time, hip drop and ankle eversion (turning outwards) in tired runners. ‘Changes to running mechanics are natural but costly in terms of your economy and performance,’ says Gareth Cole, a specialist in biomechanics at The Third Space, London (thethirdspace.com). Here he shares his advice on combating the effects of fatigue.