As discussed in our previous Run Education blog Does your run have a rhythm?’, step rate or cadence is to a runner what revolutions are to a cyclist, or strokes to a swimmer. It sets your pace. One of the golden rules to running technique is: a quicker, shorter step is more efficient.


A slow cadence is one of the most common faults in injured runners. The video below shows a quick and effective way to help improve your step rate and ultimately your efficiency:

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Running technique is 1 of the 3 key elements to an efficient, injury free runner. This running drill can get your started on ensuring you’re hitting those golden rules of a good technique.

In our next Runners Hub blogs we’ll discuss the importance of functional movement screening in our RUN LAB, and the 2nd key element to an efficient injury free runner: strength & conditioning

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Remember. Running is evolving. Keep up with the pace!


References and links

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4004127/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3387288/