Saw a guy attempting to run backwards on a treadmill yesterday. At the time I just thought “what a dick”, but then I thought I’d look into it a bit more.
Turns out that there’s something in it, regardless of how daft/dangerous it looks.
Have a read of the article below;
In summary: the benefits to running backward are many. If you incorporate backward running into your regular routine, you will lessen the stress on the body that running causes and you will keep your workouts fresh and exciting (spice it up with some danger ha!)