Changing your running style
A recently popular way to deal with too much use injuries that are prevalent in runners is by using gait retraining. This is adjusting how a runner runs with a different method. It makes sense when you have an overuse injury from running one way, then modify the way you run. There's still a lot to be discovered about doing this, however it is becoming more and more common and lots of health professionals as well as running technique teachers are utilizing this to assist runners. There was a newly released episode of PodChatLive that was focused on this issue. PodChatLive is a live show for podiatrists and other health professionals hosted by Craig Payne in Australia and Ian Griffiths from England. They go live on Facebook with a different guest monthly. The recorded edition is next uploaded to YouTube and a audio version is additionally published.
In the episode of PodChatLive on gait retraining in runners Ian and Craig discussed with this with James Dunne. James is a very highly regarded running coach as well as the owner of the Kinetic Revolution website to assist runners with their exercising and running techniques. In the show they talked about why then when we could want to modify a runners running strategy, and how a clinician may well go about doing this. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that an individual strategy is crucial, and you will find no blanket approaches. One size isn't going to fit all. They discussed the bidirectional and symbiotic partnership between running coachs and Podiatrists. James is a runner, a sports rehab therapist and running coach from Norwich in the United Kingdom. He has a qualification in sports rehabilitation. He started the Kinetic Revolution coaching website back in 2010 as a way of sharing exactly what he learned on his experience as an ex-pro rugby player to doing work in the sports injury world, and to him transforming into a marathon runner.