Multiple lines of research indicates that landing with a forefoot strike during running instantly mobilizes 2 key mechanical outputs (increased knee flexion and ankle plantarflexion) which were found to have a large effect on reducing the patellofemoral kinetics that cause runner’s knee. Read more here!
BSc Neurobiology; MSc Biomechanics candidate, ultra minimalist runner & founder of RunForefoot. I was a heel striker, always injured. I was inspired by the great Tirunesh Dibaba to try forefoot running. Now, I'm injury free. This is why I launched Run Forefoot, to advocate the health & performance benefits of forefoot running and to raise awareness on the dangers of heel striking, because the world needs to know.
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