Barefoot

This article is like many it talks about the controversy around running barefoot. You know how the media likes controversy. It seems the scientists are getting involved in the debate. In a series of analyses, they found that even on hard surfaces, barefoot runners who fore-foot strike generate smaller “collision forces” – less impact – […]

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Free Running Guide

by Owen Marcus on May 30, 2010

We put together a free guide on how to run in the Flow. This short guide displayed on top of the right sidebar lists the key principles and cues for running naturally. Over the years I kept coming up with simpler and simpler ways to teach people to run in a way that is easy, […]

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Image via Wikipedia A reader of Lifehacker wrote about a simple solution to heal your plantar fasciitis: roll your foot on a bottle.It stretches your foot—AND strengthens the deep structures of your foot. There’s another activity that has the exact same effect: running  naturally, barefoot or in minimalist shoes, using Running Flow™. Ida Rolf, PhD, […]

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Image via CrunchBase “Wow! You must have strong feet!” The elderly lady in the wheelchair, and her caretaker, gaped as I ran past them, barefoot. I grinned over my shoulder and said, “Well, God made feet perfect the first time, right? Why screw things up by putting shoes on?” I’ve always been a minimalist; I’ve always looked […]

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Are you running barefoot? Why not? Animals do it. In this video from his Google appearance, Barefoot Ted McDonald outlines how he discovered running barefoot. Like any geek who majored in Rhetoric, he did all the research before even trying it. He wanted to learn all he could before he did something as crazy as […]

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Image by Getty Images via Daylife Do you love running… but you’re sick of hurting? Want to run farther and/or faster… but can’t seem to get past that “wall”? Need motivation… but can’t seem to get going? If you’ve tried orthotics, physical therapy, massage, stretching, cross-training… and nothing works, maybe you’re doing it wrong! Yes, […]

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