Essential Concepts of Efficient Running
Written by Nuno Costa
(Originally Published January 1, 2012)
Here are some key principles that emphasize correct body mechanics that are going to help you run faster and stay injury free.
Establish an Ideal Position
When establishing your ideal running position, I want you to think about the Figure 4 or a flamingo (check out the picture above). You want to have your head, neck and shoulders relaxed, shoulders over the hips, hips over the ankle. If you took a PVC pipe you could draw a line over these points – shoulders,