Running Form – Tweaking your form to get it right

Date: Sunday, 26 January 2014 | Time: 5:30 to 7:00 PM | Venue: Indian Medical Association – Tilak Road, Pune | Speaker: Dr. Nikhil Latey
Fee: Voluntary donation of Rs. 100 per person. Your contributions make the event possible.

Watch the video below

Running is a natural activity, but efficient running is an acquired skill. All of us can run, however, what if there was a better way to do it? Are there techniques that help prevent injuries or muscle fatigue and get us results?

Running form is the core of this technique and defines how we perform as runners. Dr. Nikhil will take us through all its aspects to show how it makes a big difference.

What the talk covered?

  • Types of running gait
  • Heel landing vs midfoot landing
  • Tips for beginners
  • Tips for regular runners
  • Changes in gait on slopes
  • Changes in gait on sprinting
  • Muscle requirement in running
  • Conditioning for running
  • Q&A

What the talk did not cover?

  • Post – Injury healing techniques
  • Injury specific topics
  • Breathing techniques
  • Running attire
  • Training plans

Watch the complete session here: