Improve your running technique and you’ll get faster by becoming more efficient. Try this …
To run faster, you don’t even need to put any more effort in! You just need to cut out any poor technique that leads to wasted energy.
Try this simple drill using a skipping rope. What does it do?
Watch the video and note the following;
A higher cadence
Improved knee drive
High hips; in other words, no flexion at the hips and a tall posture
Feet landing under the hips for excellent drive off the feet
Get someone to video you beforehand and then with the skipping rope and note the difference. Instant improvement in 60 seconds!
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