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US Olympic Trials Marathon a trial by form?

Over the past year, three of the leading male contenders in today’s US Olympic Trials Marathon held in Houston Texas have had an unusual amount of scrutiny of their running form. Meb, Ritz and Hall, for various reasons, captured the attention of professional journalists and bloggers alike as everyone queued up to have their say. […]

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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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