We all want to run more efficiently. But how can we transform our running to make it more efficient? The first habit to address is to minimize overstriding. Simply put, overstriding refers to where your foot hits the ground relative to your body. This is the first step to becoming a more efficient runner. Even if you’ve paid attention to your form, today’s video can help you become faster and less prone to injury.
Today’s video features a high school runner who demonstrates overstriding as well as a pendulum type leg swing. Check it out to see what that looks like and a simple drill to fix. Try this drill out for yourself and pass it on to anyone that wants to become a more efficient runner.