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Why do elite runners lift their feet so high ?

Why do elite runners lift their feet so high ?

We have all noticed how elite runners tend to lift their foot high towards the buttock: Bekele is a perfect example (see photo). You would think that through hard training they developed very powerful hamstrings to be able to do this. But this is not the case: the...

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Does the ideal stride exist ?

Talking about an ideal stride makes little sense in running. It would be like talking about an ideal forehand in tennis: which one? Nadal's? Federer's ? Or a perfect golf swing? We can see that among the best athletes, each one develops a particular style. This style...

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