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Running Biomechanics: Stop the Stomping

If you can hear your feet stomping the ground, there is a problem. A big loud problem.

It can be due to many things, weak lower limbs, weak hips, overstriding, breaking, etc., but it is never good.

Focusing on being softer on the ground, lighter on your feet can be hard, because your body might not be currently developed to activate the hamstrings, etc; but drills will get you out of that habit. Do drills.

Just make sure you (turn the music off and) pay attention once in a while to the noises around you. And if it’s your buddy that’s stomping, it might be time for a noise intervention. In a very nice and caring way.

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