footstrike Articles

Running Technique: Ankle Position and Role

Ankle is the joint between the foot and the leg, in which movement occurs in two planes. So, allow that movement to occur as the situation dictates.

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Running Technique: Foot Release on Landing

I am returning to this topic because I want to clarify the meaning of this important element of running technique within the Pose Method framework. First of all, allow me to explain what I mean when I say ‘release’. If you watch a runner, any runner, you will notice a certain level of effort and stiffness at the ankle and… Read more

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Why Runners Should Not Focus on Their Footstrike

If you were to attend the Pose Method Course on running technique you’d hear something many don’t expect to hear – an instruction of the participants to not focus on their footstrike. “Forget about footstrike! Pull, pull, pull!” If you’ve already attended the course, you know why, and for everyone else, the answer is simple… Read more

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