30 Oct '14, 10pm

New Blog- Understanding the Biomechanics of Fatigue-

New Blog- Understanding the Biomechanics of Fatigue-

Each runner has their own "stride signature." Meaning each runner has a particular combination of force into the ground, time on the ground, stride rate, and length that they prefer. We engrain these patterns over miles of training at various paces. Similarly, each person has their preference for how they increase the speed. Some may do it via increasing turnover, some with length, some with a combination of it. Lastly, we all have a way of dealing with fatigue. If we can learn how people tend to compensate, hopefully we can see if our training delays or combats these changes. If we can train to be able to utilize a combination of our stride length, frequency, GC, etc. we have more ways to go when fatigue occurs. So figuring out peoples "signatures" and then figuring out ways to enhance and combat the negative effects, we can improve performance.

Full article: http://www.scienceofrunning.com/2014/10/understanding-mec...

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