Jogging & Running/Kenyan runners

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Does anybody know why kenyan runners run so fast in long distance and in middle distance as well?

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Hernan,

This is not my area of expertise, but DNA is a major factor in it. I recommend the book, The Sports Gene, by David Epstein. http://www.amazon.com/The-Sports-Gene-Extraordinary-Performance/dp/161723012X

It discusses several things like this including where a lot of the great distance runners come from.

Nick

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I can answer questions about pain and training program. If there is a question about running that I don't know then I'll do some research and make sure I provide you with an answer.

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I'm a Doctor of Physical Therapy. I'm a track and cross country coach. I train clients throughout the year. I've helped prepare athletes for their NFL Pro Days. I've written articles on running. Finally, those that I work with have less pain and run faster.

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American Physical Therapy Association- Sports Section

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The 6 Week Workout Program- I'm the author of this book Research Made Simple for Physical Therapists- I'm the author of this Kindle book

Education/Credentials
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy BS in Exercise Science NSCA- CSCS and CPT USA Weightlifting Level I NPI- Certified Posture Specialist Total Motion Release Level II Certified Dry Needling

Awards and Honors
National Posture Institute's International Perfect Posture of the Year Award 2011 Clinical Excellence Award- Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Aegis Therapies Scholarship recipient

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