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How to Understand the Mechanics of Jogging The jogging stride should be short and compact, with the foot landing beneath the knee. This aids in keeping the body erect and prevents overstriding. The jogger should land softly on the heel and rock up through the ball of the foot to the toes for the push-off. The body weight transfers
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Unformatted text preview: from the heel along the outside edge of the foot to the toes. This distributes the impact over a greater surface area and for a longer time, resulting in smooth, energy-efficient locomotion. The landing should be essentially noiseless....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course PFW 101 at Texas State.

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