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Are you running properly?
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Are you causing yourself injury through your running technique?

Would you like to increase your speed?

Mike Antoniades has developed a unique methodology for teaching the correct and most efficient running technique to athletes and recreational users of all levels.

The application of Biomechanical, Gait and Movement Analysis and video documentation helps him to identify any weaknesses and the underlying causes for abnormalities in running, walking, sprinting and motor control.



Mike Antoniades


Whether you run to keep fit, compete at the Olympics or participate at any level in a multidirectional ball sport you can always improve your running and sprinting technique.

Running well and running fast is a skill, not something you were born with. And just like any other skill it can be taught.

Are you running efficiently?

Some of the most obvious weaknesses I see in runners and joggers are:

1. Bouncing up and down too much
2. Over striding
3. Not using their hamstrings enough
4. Landing on feet too heavily
5. Breaking action on landing
6. Not using arms
7. Twist midriff side to side while running
8. The head and upper body are bent forward
9. Jogging slower than you could walk!

Most joggers and runners are biomechanically inefficient because their running technique is poor.

They don't use the necessary body parts efficiently so when they are supposed to be enjoying themselves they are instead suffering pain.



Do you jog or run?
Mike's definition of jogging is simple: If you are "moving" slower than 6 miles per hour you are jogging, and quite frankly you would be better off walking!
Walking at 4 mph or faster is biomechanically more efficient and far more beneficial to you than "jogging" slowly!
When we walk fast we tend to use our legs and our arms together and this burns more calories, plus jogging or running put far more potentially damaging forces through our hip, knee and ankle joints.


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