The Olympics proves, as far as distance running goes, there are no points for style

Not happy with your running style?

Do you think working on it, could shave some time off your personal records?

It may not matter says Peter Cavanagh, a professor of orthopedics and sports medicine at the University of Washington in this fascinating article on the New York Times website.

“The notion that there is one way to run is not, in my opinion, correct. Yet Olympic runners themselves often persist in thinking there is a right way to run.

Personally, I have always thought focusing on your speed, strength and base mileage are much more effective ways of getting your times down than any tinkering to your running action.

Read the full article here.

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