Rules to Become a Highly Efficient Runner

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By Danny Dryer
B.T.com Running Expert

There's no doubt about it. The athletes who consistently do well in triathlons are those who know how to conserve their energy throughout all three events.

In almost every endurance event, one’s ability to sustain a consistent level of strength for extended periods of time is more important than the amount of pure muscle strength one has. Every inefficient motion you make during the first two stages of a triathlon will be paid for on the run leg. Therefore, it’s crucial to work on your swimming and cycling techniques as well, so you’ll have more left in your "tank" at T-2.

In order to improve your running efficiency and enjoy that last leg of every race, there are three important “rules of the road” to follow. Any one of these will save you valuable energy and make your run go easier should you find yourself with a lowered amount of reserve energy. Doing them all at once could mean the difference between a PB and a crash. [.....]

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date: October 2, 2005

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ChiRunning combines the inner focus and flow of T'ai Chi with the power and energy of running to create a revolutionary running form and philosophy that takes the pounding, pain, and potential damage out of the sport of running. The ChiRunning program increases mental clarity and focus, enhances the joy of running, and turns running into a safe and effective lifelong program for health, fitness, and well-being.

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ChiRunning combines the inner focus and flow of T'ai Chi with the power and energy of running to create a revolutionary running form and philosophy that takes the pounding, pain, and potential damage out of the sport of running. The ChiRunning program increases mental clarity and focus, enhances the joy of running, and turns running into a safe and effective lifelong program for health, fitness, and well-being.

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