Ask the Expert: All About Running Form and Injury Prevention

As an inexperienced runner, I don’t think I need to know much; running is similar to walking, but faster, right? But of course, spend enough time on the sidewalk and you’ll quickly realize that running injuries are more avoidable than just endurance. You need to pay attention to how you run.

Dr. Rebecca Schultz offers some tips for proper running. Dr. Schultz is a clinical biomechanic at Stanford and a researcher and designer at Lumo Bodytech , a startup that develops next-generation fitness trackers. She has studied the literal mechanics of human running and can provide some tips on how to improve your fitness to improve performance and reduce your risk of injury. Whether you’re training for a marathon or just looking to improve your daily jogging, Dr. Schultz will be here for the next hour for advice. Leave a question below!

Update: These questions and answers are now over. Thanks for the questions!

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