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[Video] Shalane Flanagan Running Form: Learning from Elites

[Video] Shalane Flanagan Running Form: Learning from Elites

In this video, I want to look at what makes Olympic medalist, four-time Olympian, American record holder, and world-class marathoner Shalane Flanagan such an efficient runner… and give some cues for how you can work on your own running technique to develop a more effective, efficient stride. I’ll be taking a look at aspects of Shalane’s running technique including running posture, head position, stride angle, arm carriage, stride length and contact pattern – her definite heel strike. Running Strength Programme [FREE] This clip is from the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston where she won the Women’s race in 2:25:38. One aspect I particularly want to highlight is the rotation and extension she achieves through her torso , in counter-rotation to the movement of her pelvis. The rotation of her upper torso is created by the swinging action of her arms , while the rotati...

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