Not Adding Up – Why Gravitational Running Techniques May Not Biomechanically Equal Speed

by Robert Stanley, MS, CSCS
TSAC Report December 2021
Vol 62, Issue 6


This article seeks to provide some insight to optimal biomechanics in running technique and why normal gravitational techniques may not suit tactical athletes while load-bearing.

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This article originally appeared in TSAC Report, the NSCA’s quarterly, online-only publication geared toward the training of tactical athletes, operators, and facilitators. It provides research-based articles, performance drills, and conditioning techniques for operational, tactical athletes. The TSAC Report is only available for NSCA Members. Read more articles from TSAC Report 

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