Hey everyone! I am training for the St George marathon on October 2nd (which I hope to see many of there!). I was sick most of last year, so in some ways I feel like I am just coming back to running. My training is going well and I am feeling pretty good. This last week I spent some time with a good friend of mine who happens to also be an amazing runner. She has run Boston a few times and also cut a lot of time off her marathon by changing her running form. I am a running coach, but I do not focus on form because I have always thought you should just run how your body is comfortable. Well, today on my run, I tried to run the way Shauna suggested. It felt awkward at first but I noticed my breathing felt more effortless, but my quads and hamstrings were getting worked more. I guess that is the point. When you run with your feet more under your body, you are using your legs more to push off, which is where your power comes from.
My question to all of you amazing ladies is, have you changed your form before? Was it worth it? Should I do this with 10 weeks left or am I crazy?!
"The fight is won or lost far away from the witnesses... in the gym, and out there on the road..." - Muhammad Ali
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