Run Form and Technique (16)

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Should I switch back to heel strike after injury?

A quick background before my question. I started a transition to running with what I thought was slow enough progress to prevent injury. I…

Started by Jaymi Heimbuch

6 Jul 10
Reply by Jaymi Heimbuch


Eric/All, In your book, you state that with good running form your foot should touch the ground 22 to 23 times every 15 seconds. When out…

Started by Ryan Charter

1 Jul 3
Reply by Eric Orton

Leaning causing repeated injuries? How to correct?

I have been plagued by bilateral lower leg injuries in the past 4 years...gastroc strain, soleus tear (twice), posterior tib tendonitis, Ac…

Started by Heidi Galindez

0 Jul 2

Makes me faster just looking at his form

Form Awareness: Leading with the (left) knee, with heel under hamstring. Stance leg (right) almost straight, driving thru the ground rela…

Started by Eric Orton

6 Jun 18
Reply by Robert Burpee

Landing on outside of my feet

Hi, I always notice that when I run I land on the outside of my foot. My foot slants and I land completely on the side. Is this a problem?…

Started by Charlie

6 Jun 18
Reply by Jaymi Heimbuch

Shin Splints

I am currently on my 3rd case of medial tibial stress syndrome, which is an isolated pain on the inside of my shins not too far above my an…

Started by Michael maclean

2 May 23
Reply by Michael maclean

Garmin Running Dynamics?

Hi Eric (and others)! I'm a trail /mountain runner, and I'm upgrading to the new Garmin Fenix 2 (for longer battery life + altimeter). I no…

Started by Kris Niles

1 May 6
Reply by Mikael Evander

worthwhile revision!

Had another breakthrough after rereading the Form section of Cool Impossible and realising I have been putting most of the power of my driv…

Started by elli mccormick

2 Apr 17
Reply by Rich Warne

Getting Started

I read the "Cool Impossible" over Christmas and have gradually been changing my training schedule to incorporate the strength exercises.  I…

Started by Letitia Huard

1 Mar 16
Reply by David Tepper

A Day To Remember

Day 5 - Week 1 Yesterday I completed the day 5 training schedule as set out in The Cool Impossible, running for a total of 50'. During the…

Started by Robert Burpee

2 Mar 11
Reply by Lori Enlow


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Posterior Shin Splints

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training in HRZ2 as ambient temperature rises

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Training zones

Started by Shirley Albertson in The Cool Impossible. Last reply by Mike Capka on Sunday. 4 Replies

I Hope I've Done The Right Thing

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Why do so few ultra runners use zero drop shoes

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