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dropped 30 seconds per mile off their 5k time in just 3 weeks
Abs of Flabs
"Pounding the ground" doesn't sound right for me.
At the same time, I think better posture comes with stronger muscles. As a new runner, your body is not geared for running. Through training, your running muscles (and that include the tiny stabilizing muscles) get stronger and you improve on your posture.
Roads were made for journeys...
I take it you're not a big fan?
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.