Monday, August 24, 2009

Article on Leaning Forward

I am now a contributing writer for, and here is the first article I wrote for them, on leaning forward while running.

Lean Forward for Faster Running

If you asked many triathletes how much technique matters to running, they'd probably tell you not much. I find this thinking very obvious when I look at the attendance differences between swim clinics and running clinics. People recognize clearly that swimming is technical-based, but very few seem to believe that running has technical demands as well.

There seems to be a prevalent line of thinking that you're either a runner or you're not, nothing in between. If athletes just took the time to understand the physics involved in running, perhaps they would see how much technical improvements can really matter to their run performances.

Read the rest at Finishline-Multisport.

Coach Vance

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