Heel or toe strike? Depends on runner
Posted: October 28, 2013 at 3:34 a.m.
Heel strike or toe strike? With the fall marathon-training season in full stride, it is time once again to argue about running form. How a runner’s foot should strike the ground incites passionate debate among athletes and coaches, despite scant persuasive evidence to support either position. But a noteworthy new study could help to quell the squabbling by suggesting that each style of running has advantages and drawbacks, and that the right way to run almost certainly depends on what kind of runner you already are.
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ActiveStyle, Pages 27 on 10/28/2013