Elastic Laces Vs Shoe Laces | Are Elastic Laces Bad For Your Running?
Published on July 9th 2020
Could training and racing with elastic laces in our run shoes actually be bad for our running performance? Well, we've got help from a friend of the channel and professional triathlete, Sam Pictor to explain more! Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: https://gtn.io/Ed For years now, triathletes have been making use of this cheap and simple piece of equipment, to speed us up on race day…Yes, elastic laces are in many ways a triathlete’s best friend! An easy way to save valuable time in transition, these simple pieces of elastic thread into your race shoes to replace normal laces. You fasten them at the top and voila – you’re ready to go… pound for pound they’re probably the cheapest way of knocking time off on race day! But, could training and racing with elastic laces in our run shoes actually be bad for our running performance? Well, we've got help from a friend of the channel and professional triathlete, Sam Pictor to explain more! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: https://upload.globaltrinetwork.com/ If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gtn.io/Ec Watch more on GTN... 📹 When To Replace Your Running Shoes 👉 https://gtn.io/ReplaceRunShoes 📹 Want more of our running videos? 👉 https://gtn.io/runwithGTN Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Changli - Ooyy ES_Melancholy - Ooyy ES_Too Fast - Ooyy Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Assos of Switzerland clothing: http://gtn.io/Assos BMC Switzerland: http://gtn.io/bmc-bikes Canyon bikes: http://gtn.io/canyon-bikes ENVE wheels: http://gtn.io/ENVE-wheels Felt bicycles: https://gtn.io/Felt KASK helmets: http://gtn.io/kask ON Running: http://gtn.io/On-Running Orca: http://gtn.io/Orca Park Tool: http://gtn.io/parktool Polar: http://gtn.io/polar Profile Design: http://gtn.io/profiledesign Quarq power meters: http://gtn.io/quarq Team Bath: http://gtn.io/TeamBath Vision wheels: http://gtn.io/vision Zipp wheels: http://gtn.io/zipp Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift YouTube Channel - http://gtn.io/YouTube Facebook - http://gtn.io/Facebook Instagram - http://gtn.io/Instagram Twitter - http://gtn.io/Twitter Google+ - http://gtn.io/GooglePlus Strava Club - http://gtn.io/stravaclub GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscrib