Can't touch your toes? It's not the end of the world.
Is a good stride a matter of many disparate elements coming together or one underlying virtue?
Even when training for a marathon, speed work is not to be underestimated.
The training partners of runners on performance-enhancing drugs probably also benefit.
Research by Stephen McGregor, PhD, is showing that the worst way to improve your running stride is to consciously try. Until a few years
Study shows muscular endurance prevents fatigue-related loss of running economy.
Speed is rarely the limiting factor in how fast you can race, even for a distance as "short" as the 5K.
Anaerobic capacity has been found to be the second greatest predictor of 5K performance after aerobic capacity.
It's important to work on your finishing sprint even if you aren't trying to win races.