Trail running training log for the UTMB circuit and other random thoughts
Back in week 3 I attended a Chi Running workshop to learn more about the technique. After the clinic, with the help of the Chi Running app, I spent a few weeks practicing the techniques on my own. Now, I’m in week 7 and I went back to do a half day Chi Running workshop and see how (if!) I’ve progressed and to remind myself what I need to work on next.
The great thing about the Chi Running workshop with Angela James is the video analysis component. Here are some before and after screen shots of my stride:
Right Lead Leg Stride:
And now for my left leg:
Areas that improved:
Areas for improvement:
I have lots of things I can work on in my upcoming training runs. Keep core engaged! Keep arms at 90 degrees! Mid-foot strike! Get my cadence up to 180 footfalls/minute! A work in progress…