3 Quick Tips on How to Check Your Form

IF YOU’RE NOT RUN­NING WITH SOME­ONE, IT’S HARD TO KNOW IF YOUR FORM IS OFF. THESE TIPS CAN HELP:

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Video your­self: Record 60 sec­onds, then watch your pos­ture, arm swing, kick, and where your foot hits the ground to iden­tify weak­nesses. Check your race photos: Com­pare pics from the be­gin­ning, the mid­dle, and near the end of the race to see when the fa­tigue hits and how it af­fects your stride. Run down­hill: Grav­ity forces you to lean nat­u­rally, so log­ging ex­tra down­hill kays will re­mind your body how run­ning at a slight an­gle should feel.

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