November 17 2017
Five years after admitting defeat during a high school race, this runner reflects on her eating disorder recovery.
Your anticipatory core muscles learn to work together again best when you are in a neutral alignment. In running, this neutral positioning also helps reduce forces upon impact, by keeping your center of gravity over your heels as you land (versus landing with your foot out in front of you). Use the ski jump exercise to find neutral:
Practice the first two tips together three times a day to help wake up your core muscles and find good alignment.