Running technique for avid runners

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Running technique for avid runners
BY Virgin Active
Posted On 29 September, 2023

When it comes to running technique, who better to turn to than Sports Scientist and Virgin Active expert, Professor Ross Tucker?

Whether you are running the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon or joining mates for a Saturday morning long run, we’ve tapped into his wealth of knowledge to bring you expert insights.

Prof. Tucker talks foot strike patterns, running posture, what to do with your arms when running and the positioning of your head.

Many of these come down to an activated core, glutes, hamstrings etc. The value of strength training cannot be underplayed when it comes to running technique. Watch this video for a great running strength focused series of exercises.