Watch me RUN…

Alright, obviously it’s not me. But this is #$%^ing beautiful.

It also brings me to a some points. Running is JUMPING on one leg, BALANCING on one leg, TOTAL BODY COORDINATION, TECHNIQUE, EFFICIENCY  and POWER. If you can’t see that, then take a second look then talk to me.

I hear this a lot in the strength and conditioning community: “You don’t run to get in shape, you need to get in shape to run.” Think about what this means, most people run and probably shouldn’t. Not b/c their body isn’t meant to. But b/c they have DEconditioned their body from its natural state then decide to run a long race or distance and wonder why their __________ hurts.

To run, work on  Reactive training (jumping, plyo, elasticity), Balance (static, dynamic, multi-joint), TBC (just do any variety of strength lifts and drills), Technique (for running, posture, foot strike…), Efficiency (form, core training, neuro-muscular training…), and POWER (Work/Time=move stuff fast)

PS:  the music is AWESOME


About MaxOut Performance Fitness
Sergio Maldonado is a Sports Performance and Fitness Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. He strives to be the best at what he does through training, professional development courses, and practice. The purpose of this blog is to get out some of the knowledge that he obtains to better help others in their pursuits towards fitness and a better life.

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