Running myths explained

By Keith Bateman and Heidi Jones

This section contains a number of articles which explain why certain accepted ideas about running technique are simply not true. Unfortunately, many of these are entrenched in medical and coaching circles and, while they may not necessarily result in injury, they will prevent you from running well.

We have 60 years of collective experience and our observations are underpinned by a strong basis in physics. Our conclusions have been rigorously tested and verified for more than a decade.

For a comprehensive discussion of these topics please consult our book, but here are some articles which will help you incorporate some of our core ideas into your running.