While I've clocked a big fat zero on my running log for the week, I've been doing catch-up marathons with friends and running errands around town. One of those tasks, which I did happily and without complaining, is to get my gait analyzed before picking up some new running shoes. Together with the soon-to-be Mrs. Pinoy Weekend Warrior (I've been told it'd be cooler to assign her a moniker), we went to the Ortigas branch of Second Wind Running Store. The first running specialty store in the Philippines, I promised myself to give them my business when the time came for me to relegate my NB 805 to "Training Shoe" status.
Hector Yuzon was there to personally oversee the analysis. In my head, I imagine myself running smoothly and gracefully, until Hec showed me my footage. He paid painstaking attention to the video and explained that I tend to strike with my heel, and that my right foot points outwards when I run, which makes it overpronate. So basically, when I run, my feet look like this: