Running cadence is your best insurance policy

Have you counted your running cadence lately?


The triathlon season is just around the corner and now is the time to get ready for race day. If you managed to avoid the winter blues your probably feeling pretty confident that this summer will be your best yet. But for the victims of the cold, its not too late, but now you have to pay attention…

Running cadence is one of the most important tools for a runner/triathlete to own. Furthermore, the ability to control it will become your insurance policy on race day. We define cadence as the number of steps per minute and as a general rule we look for 180 steps, or 90 steps per leg each minute. Like anything, there are exceptions to this rule with runners of different shapes and sizes, but if you’re not close, you have some work to do.

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