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Stop wasting your time running without knowing exactly how to improve. If your running still needs improvement after listening to this episode [and to my previous podcast on technique linked below], then it is time to send me your run video and have a talk about it :) It could be your aerobic capacity, or technique, or tension, and I've got a million ways to approach how to improve your running performance and enjoyment. Contact me @petejjacobs through social media, or through www.liveyourownfit.com https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/live-your-own-fit-lyf-performance/id1403266236?i=1000459088848   Running slower - it’s harder technically, and easier to relax mentally and physically. You want to improve your running speed at the same effort, or you want to be able to run longer with less fatigue. You also want running to FEEL better mentally. If you cant run slow efficiently and relaxed, then you are limiting your running ability. Running slow with efficiency is not easy, it takes a lot of focus Running at your default pace and HR and tension physically and mentally is damaging. Running slow TRAINS you to release tension during running, to become more aware, relaxed, and in that state it is EASIER to improve technique.  Observations from running with a client - runs with tension, swings arms low, default pace, cant run slow with same technique. Look at the African Elite runners in their EASY runs. See the link below they are joking, running 5-6min /km, or 9min/mile, and SSOOOO relaxed. https://youtu.be/-4etokKIcvQ?t=13   And then look at the best marathoners racing, they are also incredibly relaxed and efficient. In this video you can see Cherono looking the most efficient, with hands up high, a relaxed thoracic region twisting, relaxed face, etc. and he goes on to win by bringing in power with a bigger arm swing in the final 200m's. https://youtu.be/w5RmIyDKElw?t=379   If you are tense running slow, of course you could never run at a high output without tension. Practice running slow. Really Slow. Really relaxed. PJ

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