Want to fine tune your running form? Try these tips:

Want to fine tune your running form? Try these tips:

*Content courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness Running is all about putting one foot in front of the other. Sounds easy enough, right? But if your running form is off, then you’ll likely end up with aches, strains, and injuries that could keep you from lacing up your sneakers at all. Make sure to avoid these running-form mistakes the next time you hit the treadmill, trail, or road, especially if you’re training for your first half or full marathon . Head Prevent neck strain and encourage an open throat for easy breathing by keeping your head stacked over your spine. Avoid tilting it up or down toward your chest, as this could strain the neck. Correct head position also encourages a straight, upright stance, which makes you a more efficient runner. Be mindful about relaxing the muscles in the face, wearing sunglasses to prevent squinting, and relaxing your jaw, since not doing all t...

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