Running Physiology

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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Running technique Part III

2007-09-27: What happens when running technique is taught? People assuming that it can improve performance and reduce injury risk, but the evidence is less clear. We…

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Running technique Part II

2007-09-26: In Part 2 of a series on running technique, we look at the biomechanical basis for Pose running, and contrast it to barefoot, Chi running…

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Running technique Part I

2007-09-25: An introduction to running technique, covering the promises made by Pose and Chi, as we build the picture around what the science says about the…

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