An Alexander Technique Approach to Running
This ebook uses the Alexander Technique principles of good posture and great technique to assist the runner. The majority of this ebook is VERY specific in describing how to make changes to how you run, so that you can run with mechanically advantageous body use. It describes how to run without harming your body, whether you are competing or not. The sections of this ebook are: What the Alexander Technique Offers Runners; Posture; Lifting your Legs; Back Back (not arching the back); Spiraling; From the Calves, Psoas, and Hamstrings; Abdominals to the Back; Torso, Shoulders, and Breathing; Direction (full upright decompressed running); Inhibition (letting go of bad habits); Running on a Treadmill; Whole Body Guided Release before You Run; When You’re not Doing Something, Don’t Continue to Do It; and Choosing to Run in the Zone.
Ethan Kind is a former concert guitarist who used the Alexander Technique to heal carpal tunnel pain in his left wrist and never had physical problems on the guitar again. He has also been an athlete all of his life. Please contact Mr. Kind if you have any questions about this ebook, suggestions that would make this ebook clearer and more expansive, or suggestions for other ebooks that you would like to see him write about. Mr. Kind can be reached at www.ethankind.com and [email protected]
This book is 41 pages