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Using Your Metronome To Find the Best Cadence

A runner’s cadence is simply the number of steps taken per minute. By continuing to take the same amount of steps per minute, runners can correctly pace themselves and prevent over-striding.

According to Men’s Health, a runner needs to find the correct cadence so that they are taking smaller steps. When taking smaller steps and avoiding over-striding, the foot lands directly underneath you, “minimizing up/down movement and translates that energy into forward momentum.” Read more on how to use a metronome to find the best cadence for you.

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