Running research has shown the optimal running cadence to be around 180 steps per minute. Regardless of your cadence, take shorter, faster strides and increase your number by 3-5 steps/minute. Try this for 1 week, and you will recruit dormant gluteal muscles and naturally increase your hip extension. Teaching yourself to "run shorter" will boost your speed and keep you running healthy for a lifetime! TRIYON tips to make you stronger, faster, and fitter!