I was recently taught by my sprint coach on how to run the indoor track curves.
He had us running a series of cufves and he noticed that we all hugged the inside of the lane. He explained to me that by trying to hug the inside of the curve the whole way, Im expending alot of energy trying to stay on the inside. In conclusion to this statement, he taught me the method of "apexing" the curve.
Basically, you start on teh outside of the lane and you start running intowards the inside. Once your foot hits the inside, you should start running back towards the outside(At this stage, you'll be halfway). Once u hit the oustide, you go for the inside once more time and come out touching the outside. By doing this, I found that I was able to relax more coming out of the turn and "slingshot" so to say,a metre or so.
Can someone clarify if this method is correct?