Improve your Running Technique with Marching and Skipping / Part Two
The Marching / Skipping Challenge continues. Improving your marching and skipping will improve your running or sprinting technique which will lead to faster times and a reduced chance of injury. The best runners and sprinters in the world have honed their marching and skipping technique and so should you.
Here are days 11 through 20 of the 28 Day Marching and Skipping Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to perform a new variation each day. That means you have 28 variations that will help you improve your movement skills making you a better athlete. The cool thing is that you also build some decent elastic properties in your lower legs making all running and jumping based activities potentially more powerful.
As with any skilled movement, more is not better. I would do 3 to 5 sets of each variation always realizing the quality trumps quantity. When in doubt, do less.
Enjoy these variations.
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