As competitive runners, either in spirit or in practice, we can be counted on to rattle off our latest PR, our optimal target heart-rate, how many calories per hour we need during a race…name your statistic. But if I asked you if you have adequate shoulder mobility or rotary stability, would you know? My guess is you wouldn’t; you might not even know what they are, and these are two movement patterns that are fundamental to human movement at its most basic level.
It’s really okay if you don’t know, though! Most of us don’t know whether or not we move well on such a rudimentary level, but if we were armed with this information we might be able to better stave off injuries or take our running past those performance plateaus that limit us. This begs the question: how can we gain this awareness? Read more >>