What are the Best Upper Body Moves for Runners Part #1

This may surprise you but we think that running all comes down to efficiency. Ok maybe that does not surprise you but we do wonder why so many programs think that laying on your back pressing a barbell off your chest is somehow going to impact your running. What you will hear is, well doing […]

Dorsiflexion in Sprinting

Dorsiflexion is the action of the ankle joint that brings the dorsal, or top region, of the foot upward towards your body. Flexion of the ankle or foot is another term commonly used to refer to dorsiflexion. The action is opposite of plantar-flexion, which is pointing the toes downward and extending the ankle. The primary muscles […]

Proper Running Form and Muscular Efficiency

If you have already read about our 4 laws of training then you have an idea of what our training system is all about. If you have not read them yet we recommend you check them out first. Either way here is our take on running form and how to train for it. Wherever you […]

The 4 Laws of Training Part #5

Law #4 The final Law is the one that is actually the result of doing the previous 3 correctly. We believe that our bodies are designed to be in the anatomically correct position at all times. What we mean by this is that your skeletal system should always be in perfect alignment. If you have […]

The 4 Laws of Training Part #4

Law #3 What if we told you there was one training system that would work perfectly for every single human on the planet and has been working correctly since the dawn of mankind? If we made a sweet infomercial and offered it in 3 easy installments of just 29.95 would you buy it? The fitness […]

The 4 Laws of Training Part #3

Law #2 Following Law #1, the second law refers to the amount of stimulus you give to your body. So Law #2 says the following, “The greater the amount of stimulus you receive, the greater the amount of anatomical change will occur”. This can be both a positive and a negative. For example, if you […]

The 4 Laws of Training Part #2

I want to go over what we believe to be the 4 primary laws that everyone needs to understand when it comes to training. We understand that some of you may have others that you use or follow but we have found these to be the most important. These laws are what we at runwithpower […]

Increasing Stride Length Part #1

What is the key to increasing stride length? Longer strides literally come from the increase in force between your foot and the ground. Since Newton’s Laws of Motion state that every action has an equal and opposite reaction, when you push on the ground while your foot is in contact with it, the ground actually […]

Stride Length vs Stride Frequency

In the context of running, speed is composed of two variables: stride frequency and stride length. These two variables are specifically related to our definition of speed, which is distance over time. Stride frequency relates to the time factor, while stride length relates to the distance factor. So, your speed is ultimately determines by how […]

Speed Training Part 1

Speed is one of the greatest assets an athlete can possess. In football, it doesn’t matter if you are a lineman or a wide receiver. The faster you are, the bigger advantage you will gain. In basketball, your ability to get down the court on a fast break, either to score, or to defend, depends […]

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