Is There Really Such a Thing as Perfect Running Form?
Runner’s World discusses running form, and how to know if you should make changes to your mechanics for injury prevention and efficiency, according to experts.
In the past, most issues arose when runners didn’t train their bodies for the change in mechanics that come into play with switching from cushioned footwear to the minimalist design. Runner’s World spoke to Brett G. Toresdahl, MD, primary care sports medicine physician at HSS, who said, “As long as people make changes slowly, your body is usually able to adapt to some small modifications in footwear or running gait.” Dr. Toresdahl added, “But the bigger changes bring on injuries.”
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