If you like to run, chances are you have been injured. Understanding your personal gait and stride is step one to staying healthy. Gone are the days where gait could only be discovered in an expensive run lab. With the MilestonePod as your portable run lab, you can discover and track your gait and form over time, with no effort, and for a very small price! Because HOW you run matters.
Tip #1. Efficient running can keep you healthy and make you faster. Focus on cadence, ground contact and stride length, the most heavily weighted metrics in our proprietary Runficiency Score™ measure. Tip #2. See if you can reach higher than the global average score of 73!
Tip #1. Remember that the Pod captures where your foot first touches the ground. Some mid-foot strikers touch with their heel, but ultimately “load” their weight mid-foot. Tip #2. Focus on landing over your foot and you should feel the results of a softer impact.
Ever wonder how your metrics compare to other runners around the world? Here are the “real-life” averages from the last 500,000 miles of running data collected by the MilestonePod.
Cadence increases during the first 10% of the run, then generally plateaus until dramatically dropping during the last 10% of the run.
Pace generally slows at about the halfway mark.