Clay Blanchard
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calf soreness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Mar 18, 2011. 4 Replies

I too have experienced calf soreness - now into my 2nd month of transitioning to barefoot (actually Vibrams) and still very sore after each run.  I wonder if I am too far forward somehow or need it…Continue

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How many years have you been running?
What is your goal race for the year?
Olympic triathlon
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
Bangkok marathon - 3:51
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
NYC marathon; Iron Man Triathlon

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Hip Rotation

Posted on May 5, 2011 at 6:56pm 2 Comments

Hi Eric,

Wanted to get your perspective on optimal hip rotation. I've seen a number of drills oriented around increasing hip rotation by "running the line". I've tried this a few times and it definitely feels different. Before I invest more time in it I want to make sure this is something I want to groove in my running form. Appreciate your thoughts.


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