Learn How To Run
Running is a skill.
Most people are never taught how to run correctly. Running is a skill that must be learned in order run efficiently and injury free. With 200,000 nerve endings, 33 major muscles, 28 bones, 19 ligaments; the human foot is a biomechanical masterpiece.
In the last 40 years we have been led by a common misconception that cushioned, padded sneakers are better. Despite all the developments in sport shoe technology, and estimated 79 percent of people give up running because of injury - a movement that should come naturally.
Unless you were brought up in an unshod, chair-free environment, you are likely to be lacking in certain physiological qualities and biomotor skills for running.