Tightening up after a run is normal. A muscle that has no input from your nervous system is completely flaccid (this is what happens with paralysis). Running requires the body to become and efficient spring. To achieve this, the nervous system (brain) creates increased tension in the muscles needed to run. When done with deliberate […]
Basic Biomechanics of Gait (in Running and Walking)
The core is a functional concept, not an anatomical address.
Running gait analysis: how to make it simple
Presented 17-04-12 | Fleet Feet Corporate, Carrboro NC
Key bones, muscles, and joints Critical Points Know where your hip is. There is no such thing as a ‘hip bone’. The hip is joint, it controls the positions of the leg and pelvis. There are 26 muscles cross the hip. Using the hips optimally is more complex than just: “use your glutes”. However, […]
Learn about the basic types strength and cross-training exercises that compliment running.
Experiencing aches and pains after starting or increasing an exercise program? Not sure how to proceed? A simple way to asses the situation is to simply put a finger on where you feel the discomfort, then follow these “stop light guidelines”.