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Thomas Test 2Next, check the angle of the shin from the side (above). Is it vertical or is the lower leg slightly ahead of the knee? The most desirable shin position is 90 degrees in relation to the horizontal.Shin Angle Points90-80° 579-70° 469-60° 359-50° 240-49° 1
Scored 3 or less?If Test 2 was your problem area, this indicates tight quadriceps. A classic quad stretch won't target the rectus femoris, one of the quad muscles that attaches both below the knee and above the hip, so use the stretch above in addition to your usual quad stretch.
Mighty Lexi wrote (see)
Ooh not meeting Ricky Bennison...the other bit.!! (who's ricky bennison
. wrote (see)
Hits head against wall...
Are you sure it didn't strike the wall?
But who the heck is Ricky Bennison?
Any clues is the person a lad or ladette??? I mean is the person a man or woman?
Karen, GOOGLE it!
eden bassy wrote (see)
is he the prisoner who run half marathon every day in his cell, then he won a gold medal at the olympics for the marathon. when interviewed later he sad "i was very happy to run with people again" lol.
This is Ricky
Saffy sweety pea wrote (see)
This is RickyEnjoy
Ricky Bennison wrote (see)
It occurs to that the term striking in regard to a runners landing foot insinuates a deliberate attempt to apply force to the ground. As the ambition of the landing foot is to land with minimal impact on the ground surely the term striking is a misnomer with negative potentialy harmful connotations especialy in regard to people injuring themselves by hitting the ground overly hard with there foot .
LOL it must been a full moon.
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