Jump Rope For Running Part II: Pulling for Locomotion

In the previous video, we discussed how Double Unders teach runners to create tension in the air while pushing through the whole body. But pushing in this manner–while creating stability– does not move runners forward!
For effective locomotion, we need to fall forward and pull our feet up underneath us. Remember though: effective pulling happens only after we have expressed some level of pushing. Once we have that, pulling transitions us quickly through our gait cycle and faster down the road.

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