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The Biomechanics of Running. An afternoon with Shane Benzie.

'Most of us are lucky enough to be able to run - it’s both natural and normal. With regards to my own running, I have been quite lucky and I am someone who works by the principle that if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. My body has to date been pretty robust and has coped with all that I have asked of it (she says hoping that committing that phrase to paper I haven’t just jinxed myself!). While I believe running form will improve naturally as you continue to run, a little self-awareness, research and practice in the skill of running can overcome mechanical deficiency and make you a better ultra runner. This is where Shane Benzie of Running Reborn comes in. He is a technique coach who believes it’s not about how much you run but how well you run.'

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