Author Archive | Brian

Is running bad for you?

I don’t know how many times someone has said these words to me: “running is bad for your knees” or “isn’t running hard on your body?” Up to about 18 months ago I would probably have begrudgingly agreed with them.  With my stop-start injury plagued running career all the evidence needed to support their running nay-saying.  […]

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Does running technique matter?

Is running technique important? This is a surprisingly controversial question; many commentators and coaches would have you believe that it’s not possible to change your technique.  The reason being, they say “that we evolve into the most efficient running technique for our own body.”  It’s a nice simple idea, but not one that stacks up […]

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