Re: Packs that take weight off the shoulders.
- --- In email@example.com, "Darryl" <dabrahms@...> wrote:
>Is this the same school of thought as the opinion that runners should keep weight on the ball of their feet rather than the heel? Maybe a more forward lean is the "natural" way to run/walk for humans before the development of modern footwear. I know that I've had far fewer running injuries since adopting a forward leaning running stride.
> The walking specialist suggests that it is more natural to lean forward and stick your butt out more a-la Mick Jagger's peacock stance. I tried it and it worked for me. It may not look cool, but it shifts the center of gravity back towards your hips and takes a lot of weight off the shoulders.