When I turned up at the booth I only had to wait a few minutes for my turn. It's not too daunting or taxing. You need to run up and down a straight track (I want to say 10 meters but I'm rubbish at judging distance) whilst you're filmed from the front, back and side. After that it's a few flexibility checks whilst you lie on a massage table, some lunges and a couple of box step ups (no where near the size of the massive box at Strength & Conditioning thankfully). It takes about 10 minutes and then you get to sit and get some feedback.
If you've never seen yourself run in slow motion I have to tell you it's pretty cool. I hate looking at photos of myself but I could sit and watch my legs moving in slow mo all day. It's kind of like watching yourself take flight, even my legs kinda look pretty and I'm a rubbish runner. Imagine how good it would be to see the really good runners fly like that (maybe I need to start watching athletics on TV, do they show slow motion running? Figure skating is the only sport I watch). Apparently my running form is pretty good from the side, especially since I've only been running a year and don't have a clue what I'm doing. My lead foot falls slightly in front of my centre of gravity but not so much for it to be an issue and front knee and back kick are both at a good level.
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We spent about 10 or 15 minutes chatting about my results, I left with some helpful advice for free and I wasn't at all pressured into signing up for a full consultation. It was a very informative session and I was very impressed. As it's just a taster, the full consultation goes more into the physio side with specific exercises and a lot more detailed testing plus you even get a dvd of your running. There's only one day left for the expo now but if you are visiting tomorrow then I would try and get an analysis done. It's well worth the time and they really are very nice guys who just want us all to run our best. If you visit the expo then you can also get a full running biomechanics analysis for £100 instead of £150 which really is a massive saving. Click here for more information.