Whether you run a few miles a week or are training for a marathon, running properly takes time and energy. Now, thanks to the Alexander Technique, runners can improve their competitive performance while multiplying the health benefits of the sport and virtually eliminating its hazards. This proven method encourages a greater awareness of the way the body functions and moves, and helps runners release tension and jog without risk of injury. With special exercises for the head, eyes, torso, and legs, this unique guide will help you radically improve results, both in training and competition.
About the Author
Malcolm Balk has taught sell-out Art of Running workshops for the past 15 years, helping thousands improve their running technique. He is a masters’ athlete and former head coach of Concordia University’s track and cross country programs. Malcolm currently teaches in Quebec.
Andrew Shields is Sport and Health Editor of Time Out London magazine and has twice been runner-up in the British Sports Journalism Awards. He works closely with the London Active Partnership, from whom he received a Special Award for Outstanding Achievement in Coaching in 2005. A former nationally ranked triple jumper, he now competes in masters’ events.