Do “fast” runners run differently than “slow” runners?

Recently I filmed part of the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon to look at the form of different runners. And today, I want your help!

Running Form

Running form is often a controversial topic. Nike Oregon Project Head Coach Alberto …

7 Running Drills to Improve Speed, Form and Efficiency

When I first started performing running drills, I felt silly. Aren’t neon short shorts embarrassing enough?!

Running Form Drills

Now I had to include skips, hops, and other form drills. It made me feel silly to prance around like this – until …

The Only 2 Technique Tips You Need For Good Running Form

Running form is a difficult topic to discuss. And it’s a topic that I’d much rather avoid.

Good Running Form

Why do I want to avoid talking about good running form? A lot of reasons:

  • We all have a unique style of

6 Running Form Experts on Cues, Fixes, and Running Technique Changes

Ask any runner about running form and expect a different answer. The topic of running technique brings up countless questions:

  • Should I land on my midfoot or forefoot?
  • Is a heel strike really that bad?
  • Should ALL runners change

Are Hill Sprints a Secret Weapon for Injury Prevention and Speed?

How many of us sprint on a regular basis? My guess: only a tiny minority of runners ever sprint.

Hill Sprints Steep Grade

It’s important to understand the definition of the word sprint: it’s to run as fast as you can. It’s …

The 50 Shades of Grey Approach to Answering Your Running Questions

I love questions that have a clear answer, like:

What’s on Jason’s running playlist? Taylor Swift, obviously.

How long is that marathon? 26.2 miles – c’mon Nana, all marathons are the same distance!Running Questions

Is running the best sport ever? 

Q&A with Coach: How do I Avoid Muscle Imbalances?

Do you have muscle imbalances? Spoiler alert: of course you do!

In fact, we all do.

Muscle Imbalance

Nobody is perfectly symmetrical. We may have a dominant leg, strike the ground harder with one foot, pronate more with one leg, or …

Proper Running Form: Cutting Through the Noise of Sound Running Technique

What is proper running form? Because it’s a complex question, you should be careful who you ask for advice.

Proper Running Form

Ask ten runners about running form and you’ll hear ten different explanations about the best running technique.

Even more dangerous, …

3 Shoe Features that Stop Me From Buying (and the Skora Phase review)

Yesterday a friend admitted to me some quirky behaviors that are automatic disqualifiers for his dates.

Most are wildly inappropriate for SR, but his #1 was being a regular smoker.

It makes sense: he’s a fit guy and likes …

Video Q&A with Coach: What Shoes Should I Wear When I’m Not Running?

Successful running – and injury prevention – is really a full-time job.

Hopefully that didn’t scare you off from accomplishing your race goals. But truthfully, what makes you faster is often what you do in between workouts than …