Ever have muddy, bruised or bloody shins or ankles after a run? This can happen with a crossover running gait. Not only does it leave unwanted scuffs on your ankle, it is inefficient and can cause IT band pain, knee pain or shin splints.
Most runners don’t even realize they have faulty gait patterns. In this article from the CoachAmyPT blog Coach Amy explains (and demonstrates) what the crossover gait looks like, and why runners lose power and increase their chances of injury with this run gait.
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