Most of the debate about running form focuses on how your feet hit the ground (i.e. heel, forefoot). But there’s another question worth thinking about, which is where your foot touches down.
The conventional advice you often hear is that you should avoid having your foot land too far in front of your body, because this will effectively cause you to brake and waste energy. But how far is “too far?”
The experts’ answer may not even be physically possible. Runner’s World takes an in-depth look at foot placement and how it affects performance.