31 May '15, 9pm

Three Simple Ways to Improve Running Efficiency

I’ve been running for about two years now, and I want to improve my running efficiency. I follow a program that has plenty of variety (tempo, hills, long run, cycling), but I’d love to know what I can do to improve. Thanks a bunch! ~Jacklyn Excellent question, Jacklyn, and one that shows you're a wise runner. Training for speed via intervals, tempo, and other workouts is a great way to improve your overall fitness and performance, and once you add the following elements to your regimen, you'll gain the ability to run faster while using less energy -- and that’s the secret sauce! Here are three simple ways to improve your running efficiency. Get Strong. It’s not uncommon for runners to acquire muscle imbalances that create more work for the body when we ask it to run or move (inefficiency). In fact, even runners that strength-train regularly can fall victim to muscle weakne...

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