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Learn To Run

Just like any sport, to get the most out of it, you'd probably take lessons. Whether you're just beginning, or you're preparing for your next event, we've created the Learn To Run initiative to help you run better and healthier.

When you learn proper technique and run the way you're born to run, you'll set a foundation that will help you to minimize injuries while running faster with less effort. Changing technique will likely result in a few weeks of muscle tightness as your body adapts to using the proper muscle groups. However, within weeks you'll feel the difference — allowing you to run with increased efficiency, less fatigue and reduced risk of injury.

Turn your love of running into an experience that will last a lifetime. It's simple once you Learn To Run.

4 Steps to better running

Balanced Forward Posture

  • Stand tall, gaze forward
  • Keep chest forward and shoulders back and relaxed
  • Don't bend at the waist
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Compact Arms

  • Short, compact, relaxed arm movement
  • Pump back and recover forward, don't sway side to side
  • Elbows should not extend in front of the waist unless sprinting
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Proper Foot Strike

  • Land softly underneath a bent knee
  • Avoid overstriding and excessive heel striking
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High Cadence

  • Maintain approximately 170-180 steps per minute
  • Count 30 steps per leg in 20 seconds for a 180 cadence
  • Light, soft & quick foot placement
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