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Running Technique - Elements Of Effortless Running - Lower Body (1)

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 […]


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Nutrition For Runners With Stephanie Moore

Today I’m speaking with Stephanie Moore from “Health In Hand” UK. Stephanie began her career in the integrated health world back in 1991 (26 yrs). During this time her studies ranged from personal training, massage therapy and anatomy, stress management, psychology, having Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. But she […]


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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Run Lighter And Reduce Running Injuries – Running Workshops

Do you want to run lighter and reduce the risk of running related injuries? Whether you are into parkruns, marathons, short distance running, trail running, road running, obstacle course races the way you run will impact your body instantly. Shin splints, knee pain, lower back pain, shoulder and upper body […]


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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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Running Technique – Breathing Struggles When Running 1

Over the past 3-4 years I’ve been working with a number of runners and one of the most common struggles are related to breathing patterns and rhythm. Every running has questions regarding this. How should I breath when running? Is there a rhythm? How do I breath in through the […]


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Running Technique – Running And Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is very common and many cases are due to poor use of the body (i.e. poor alignment, posture, weak key muscles). If you are running with lower back pain you should consider finding the source of your pain before you continue. While there are many reasons your lower […]


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Running Technique – Body Alignment And How It Affects Performance

Posture and body alignment are 2 topics you will hear me speak about very often. Why? Because a body out of alignment is weak. In the video I used 3 pots to make my point. If any part of the body is out of alignment the body is an unstable […]


Default Behaviours And How They Sabotage Your Fitness Results

Default Behaviours And How They Sabotage Your Fitness Results

Default behaviours, or habits, are the ones you get back to in moments of stress, exhaustion, anger or any kind of situation where, for some reason, you don’t think about your actions as deeply as you usually do. Default behaviours can sabotage any kind of results, whether we talk about […]