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Forefoot vs Midfoot vs Rearfoot Running?

What do runners generally do regards foot strike? A recent Runner’s World study of more than 160,000 recreational and elite runners revealed that 40 percent of people thought they were heel strikers, 43 percent midfoot strikers and 17 percent forefoot strikers. Under analysis it was found, 94 percent of these runners were heel strikers, 4…
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Running and knees

Is running bad for my knees?

What about my knees? Adults are recommended that they achieve 150 minutes of moderate activity per week to improve our health and running is a great form of cardiovascular exercise that helps us to achieve this. There is a persistent misconception about running and knee degeneration and the following beliefs tend to be quite common:…
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Best Exercise For Weight Loss

Do you want to lose weight? If you’re reading this article you are probably like most, who struggle to stay on track with a diet and exercise regime. Losing weight or dieting is really not that simple. Many different factors can affect why you may not lose or gain weight such as gender, age, metabolism,…
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Correct running shoes

Does the running shoe fit?

  Often the running shoe discussion can be quite divisive and there are sure to be many varying opinions for what is “the best” type of shoe. There are 2 distinct types of shoes to consider which each have their own variations.   Conventional Shoes   Minimalistic Shoes   In recent times, there has been…
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Running

RUNNING – WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT!?

Yes, running is proven to benefit fitness, strength, bone density etc, but did you know it is one of the best exercises for: tightening your lower CORE REDUCING joint pain (neck, back, hip, knees) improving brain function (increasing cerebral blood flow) It’s Easier Than You Think For a lot of people, the idea of going for a run is intimidating or downright…
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