Pose running is a more efficient way to run and can help you reduce impact and injuries. Check out these tips.
The Pose Method is a style of running aka POSE Running, is a better way to run.
The method was developed in former Soviet Union in the 70’s and continued strong till this day. It is used by athletes of all abilities.
Land on the ball of your foot. Pose running is landing mid foot rather than striking the heel first.
Take shorter strides and more strides per minute.
Video – Why Pose Running?
Tip # 3 Lean forward and run on the pads of your foot but allow the heel to touch.
Tip # 4 Don’t just run on the toes.
Tip # 5
Raise your ankle straight up under your hip, using the hamstrings muscles
Tip # 6
Keep your support time aka “your foot on the ground time” – short
Tip # 7
Your support when touching the ground is on the balls of your feet. The heels do not slam the ground.
Tip # 8
Don’t ‘spring’ off your toes: raise your foot from your ankle when your weight is on the ball of your foot.
Tip # 9
Keep your ankle fixed at the same angle with knees bent at all times
Tip # 10
Keep your feet behind the vertical line going through your knees
Tip # 11
Always focus on pulling the foot from the ground, not on the landing.
Tip # 12
Keep your knees and thighs down, close together, and relaxed
Tip # 13
Do not point or land on the toes or run on the toes only.
Tip # 14
Use Gravity, not muscles, to help determine where your feet land
Tip # 15
Your Shoulders, hips and ankles are kept in vertical alignment
When we last visited SEALFIT HQ in Encinitas, Jeff Grant taught us the finer points of how to pose run.
Where can I find out more info on pose running? Check out the Pose method here:
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