Natural running is more than a current trend. It’s become a big part of many elite runners’ training regimes. So what are the benefits and how do you effectively make it a part of your training?

Natural running means using specially designed shoes that give you a more direct ground feeling. The shoes cut away only the essentials and let your feet move naturally. It’s a different style of running that feels unrestricted, flexible and smooth.

Why Natural Running?

Thousands of road runners feel the benefit of natural running, and use natural running shoes as a frequent alternative to their “first” running shoes.

Starting to Run Naturally

Natural running is a more demanding style of running. Along with its obvious rewards, it requires more of you as a runner. Here are some tips to get you started:

Start off gently

Get the right shoe

Mix up your running

Be careful if you’re an overpronator

Strengthen key muscles