Helium and belly buttons

We all need to work on our running form. I’ve heard this advice a bunch of times.

Imagine a helium balloon attached to your head pulling your head up. Imagine being taller. This will help you run more straight up and keep you from hunching over.

Imagine a string tied to your belly button pulling you forward. This will move your hips forward and your shoulders back.

Depending on how good your imagination is, this can work well to improve your form and make your running more efficient.

Practice thinking about this a couple times in a bunch of runs and you should start to change your running gait for the better.

But don’t let your imagination get too carried away – who knows what would happen.


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