Running Physiology

Running Economy Part III

2007-12-14: Today sees the third and concluding part of our series on Running Economy. It’s been a whistle stop tour of a complex subject. We have…

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Running Economy Part II

2007-12-11: Today sees Part II of our series on Running Economy. After spending the first two posts and discussing the , today we move onto some…

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Running Economy Part I

2007-12-07: we introduced a new series, Running Economy, inspired by this study, which was published just last week in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It…

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Running Economy Introduction

2007-12-06: Well, a provocative headline for sure, but that’s pretty much what a SCIENTIFIC study has suggested after measuring the oxygen consumption and running economy of…

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Pose Running reduces running economy

2007-10-30: About 4 weeks ago, we ran a , evaluating the Pose and Chi methods for running. In that series, we looked at: That was an…

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Olympic great Haile Gebrselassie speaking at the Olympic hunger summit in Downing Street, 12 August 2012. Photo by Flickr user "Foreign and Commonwealth Office"

Haile Gebrselassie – “I can run 2:03, but I believe one day two hours will be broken”.

2007-10-03: In the last few days, we’ve and the of the magnificent marathon world record of Haile Gebrselassie in Berlin. In the aftermath of that race,…

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Running techniques – the same as Medical Products?

2007-09-28: Running techniques have been "packaged" and sold as products, not dissimilar to medicines. But they don't have the evidence, nor the safety guidelines that…

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Running technique Part IV

2007-09-28: In this final detailed post in our Running Technique series, we discuss some aspects of technique that may be beneficial, and where you should spend…

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A personal experience with Pose

2007-09-27: This has been a fantastic series and has generated many comments and much debate. We suspect this is because when you talk about something as…

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