Run Like George: A 100+ year-old exercise to improve your running form in 100 reps

Run Like George: A 100+ year-old exercise to improve your running form in 100 reps

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Run Like George: A 100+ year-old exercise to improve your running form in 100 reps This article was originally published in The Raider Patch: Magazine of the U.S. Marine Raider Association In 1874, Walter George was a 16-year-old boy working as a chemist's apprentice in England. George loved to run, but his demanding job—working 14-hour days plus evening study—left little time to train. One day, George devised a technique so that he could train during his lunch breaks in the back room of the chemist's shop.  George would go on to become a seven-time British running champion and a twelve-time world record holder in distances from 1000 yards to 10 miles. His best mile finish came in at 4 minutes, 12 seconds. From those early training sessions in the back of…
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