How can I increase my running speed? This is the most common question asked by most runners. Fitpage has you covered!
Let’s take a closer look at the function of the Achilles tendon-The Achilles tendon is a strong fibrous cord that connects the muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone. It is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body.
The main function of the Achilles tendon is the transmission of power from the calf muscles to the heel and the foot. This makes it possible to flex the foot, i.e.: the forefoot is pulled powerfully downwards. This movement is crucial for the toe off of the foot when walking and running. For runner’s 30 40 percent propelling energy comes for the elastic property of the tendons.
Through his video, know if you can stiffen the Achilles tendon to run faster with running coach Anubhav Karmakar.
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