FIND YOUR BALANCE

FIND YOUR BALANCE

Balance is a critical part of efficient running because it helps maintain weight distribution and keep you steady and upright while running. Balance is important in running, specifically when you transfer weight from one leg to another repeatedly, during a run. By ensuring you have good balance results in you becoming a more efficient runner with less injuries and ease of movement. You can develop and improve you balance without having to rely on terrain and footwear.

The better your balance, the better your running will be. There are many ways to develop and improve balance such as; drills, stretches and strength training.

There are many important factors to take into account with regards to balance. Balance often gradually becomes less as we age. This can be the result of many things including ability levels, potential decreased mobility, lack of coordination, slower reflexes and agility, poorer eyesight and issues relating to inner ear disorders.

Below we have listed a few pointers to incorporate into your training program to guide you and help you to improve your balance to become a more balanced, stable and efficient runner:

  • Strength training
  • Unilateral foot exercises
  • Varied surfaces
  • Barefoot training
  • Stretching and recovery routines

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