Improve Your Marathon PR With Pose Running
Did you know you have a chance to improve your marathon result by using the pose running method? Watching how the top marathon runners running techniques will reveal that most of them are using the pose running.
The marathon pose running method was developed by the Russian running caoch Dr. Nicholas Romanov’s to help marathon runners reduce thier sports injuries. Field tests and trials have proven runners who run with the pose running method basics, run faster than regular marathon runners!
Welcome To Marathon Pose Running Method
If you have never heard of pose running, here is a short summery by the Marathon Training Tips of the pose running basics:
Understanding Pose Running Techniques
Pose running techniques focus on creating forward motion with the least energy and effort but gaining the maximum efficiency and power. It is based on body alignment and a sequence of simple body movements. With Pose Running form techniques you are incorporating gravity as the power for your forward motion as opposed to the expenditure of your own bodily energy sources.
Once you learn to keep your knees comfortably bent and master the ‘S’ body silhouette you will discover that Pose Running is your new best friend. In addition to reducing stress and strain on your body these techniques will help you reach faster speeds and better racing performances. Read more..
How To Run a Faster Marathon With Pose Running
Watch carefully the video below, you will see 4 simple guidelines which will help you run faster marathons using the pose running method techniques. The video shows the evolution you can expect from heel strike running to forefoot/midfoot pose running technique for marathon runners.
Did you notice that even at high pace, the runner keeps a smooth no shock running pace? He reaches very high speeds with less effort! It is tested that with pose running method the feet have less time friction on the ground (measured by Milli seconds) but when it comes to a 26.2 mile marathon run, with 35,000-55,000 foot steps, these seconds add up to minutes!
Faster Marathons Require Different Training
As you saw in the clip, pose running (midfoot or forefoot stride) does not require to run barefoot.
After that you can return to your regular running shoes and maintain the soft fast running pace, which will improve your marathon results.
Meb Keflezighi Fast Pace Marathon Running Technique
If you need further proof of pose running technique to run faster marathons, watch Meb Keflezighi the NYC Marathon winner, train for the 2012 marathon Olympics. Watch his feet landing technique and the way he pulls the heels all the way up to his butt.
Read More About Pose Running:
- Pose Running For Marathon Runners
- Learn the Correct Foot Landing Technique
- Watch Carl Lewis Video – Running Pose Method
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