Gait analysis

Tomorrow I am going to do something I should have had done ages ago - gait analysis. I'm a little nervous, all those sporty people who know what they're doing and me still pretending. Not sure when I'll start feeling like a proper runner even though I've been running for over a year now!

Anyway I know I really need to get this done and have some shiny new trainers to get dirty in the delightful weather we are having. But I have every girls' quandary - what should I wear? Running kit? More relaxed joggers and trainers or normal clothes? What did those of you who have already completed this rite of passage do?

Viki :-)


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  • I would suggest wearing your running gear...I wore street clothes (got lucky with the timing on an impulse), and I looked pretty funny as I had my trousers rolled up so we could see the movement of my ankles.

  • I would wear running gear Capri style or shorts are easier if you are being videod as they need to be able to see the whole of the bottom of your leg, don't be nervous you only have to run for a few minutes and you are most certainly a runner. I hope you enjoy your new shoes and find they are the correct ones for you.

  • I think they like you in shorts and maybe a sports bra. Eek. Take em just in case. Let me know how you get on as I'm interested in having it done. Thanks

  • They're not interested in your top half. The video was a lovely rear view of waist downwards.

    I changed into shorts at the running shop where I had mine done. Capri length leggings would be fine. Make sure you wear the socks you wear on your runs.

  • No shorts, too worried about frightening people!

  • I wore fairly loose trousers which I rolled up to my calves. Can't see any reason why you should need to wear shorts or any running gear in particular.

  • I had to run outside in the street with my trousers tucked in my socks. An older gent with a stick said that he would follow me on my second lap. Made me smile & I stopped feeling so silly too.

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