What Is The Perfect Running Cadence? | Running Tips For Triathlon

Published on November 18th 2018


Your optimum run cadence is a hot topic. Elite athletes run with a much higher cadence than amateur triathletes. Is this better for your running? How many strides should you take per minute? And should this number change during a triathlon? Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: http://gtn.io/f- Whether you’re new to running, or an old hand at it; I’m sure someone has mentioned the importance of cadence to you. Simply, this is the number of steps you take per minute - and it seems to be a topic for debate! A large proportion of amateur athletes have a slow running cadence, taking fewer steps per minute. But, the research suggests that if we want to run faster then we should be striving to run with a higher cadence, and therefore taking more steps per minute. However, within triathlon, we’re running on fatigued legs having already swum and cycled already. It’s a very different game to just running fresh on fresh legs so, today, we are going to be taking a look at the best running cadence for a triathlon. 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 - http://gtn.io/fZ Watch more on GTN... 📹 What Is The Optimal Cycling Cadence For You To Run Faster Off The Bike? | GTN Does Science - http://gtn.io/cadencerunning 📹 How To Improve Your Run Cadence | Triathlon Running Tips - http://gtn.io/RunCadence Music: Epidemic Sound Lay Low - Dylan Sitts Oblique - Dylan Sitts Spaced - [ocean jams] Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images