Technique


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Running Technique – Elements Of Effortless Running – Lower Body

Any books you read on running technique which has the potential to reduce the risk of injuries have a few common elements. Each technique or style of running (i.e. Chi Running, Pose Method, Natural Running) has its own particular elements that sets it aside from the others, however they all […]


Running After Knee Injury – Testimonial Client Experience

Mariepaule had a really bad knee injury. She did the therapies recommended and got the OK. Then she came to work with Alexandra. Through consistent running technique and natural movement practice, coaching and practicing by herself, Mariepaule recovered nicely and managed a 2 day walk, 2nd day combined with running. […]


Running With Lower Back Pain - Testimonial Client Experience

Running With Lower Back Pain – Testimonial Client Experience

Richard experienced sore back after running. We knew it was a non-specific lower back pain (i.e. not caused my disc problems, accidents etc) so we could work together. Over the 12 months we’ve worked once a week to develop strength, flexibility and mobility through natural movement. We also corrected his running form […]


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How Your Arms Make Your Running Heavy And Breathing Difficult

If you want to run lighter, breathe easier when you run and reduce the risk of injuries think about your arms. What you do with your arms, where they’re going, how they’re moving and everything in between. I explain in the video and also show how your arm direction affects […]


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Running Effortlessly Using Gravity

When it comes to running lighter and with less effort one of the most important lessons I’ve learnt from my coach is to use gravity – free energy. And that’s one of the lessons Pose Method of running teaches as well. In this video I explain and also show you how […]


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How Runners Damage Their Knees 1

Are you a runner? Do you suffer from knee pain but there is no structural damage that you are aware of (i.e. meniscus, ligament damage etc)? Not yet at least! Then you should consider looking at HOW you run, your running form, more than for how long and how fast you […]


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Running Technique – Matching Cadence And Breath For Long Distance Running

When talking about how to breathe when running we need to look at how to match the breath to our cadence. When we achieve that breathing is not a problem anymore. So many people who take up running say they have to stop because they can’t breath anymore, although their […]


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Complexity Of Movement Enhances Your Problem Solving Skills

The more complex the movement it the more your brain develops,  enhancing your brain-body communication and coordination. What that means for you?   Everyday you perform complex tasks that requests a lot of back and forth communication between your brain and all other areas of your body, inside and out. Some […]


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The Best Exercise For Your Triceps

Have you ever thought whether there is a different exercise out there, more interesting and less boring than the usual diamond pressups and triceps extension? Among the best arm workouts you can do is this funny looking exercise, which uses only your own body weight? Yeah, you hear me right, […]


Squats And Lunges – Why Should You Care About Body Weight Distribution

Everything you do is body weight distribution, and body weight transfer, as well as balancing (walking is balancing for example). Understand and practice these 3 concepts (and posture) and any exercise or movement you will ever do will be correct. But only if you practice these concepts.   Incorrect body […]


How To Breathe When Running – Breathing Exercises And Techniques For Runners

I believe breathing techniques while running are one of the most important aspects and runners should learn how to breathe correctly. I coach on technique but knowing about correct breathing patterns while running makes the whole experience more enjoyable. I work with a lot of clients who haven’t exercised in years, […]


Deep Squats – Benefits And Technique

Before chairs came along humans used to squat. In some cultures, such as Indian, they still squat, that’s the natural way for them. In fact that is the natural way for humans, regardless of their culture. We all come from the same source, then we use labels. But that’s just […]