Jul
08
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Run Strong Run Free: An Introduction to the science and art of barefoot running
Authors: Anna Toombs and David Robinson


Experienced barefoot runners and movement therapists, Anna Toombs and David Robinson, have written a book about barefoot running.

Run Strong Run Free: An Introduction to the science and art of barefoot running is a ‘why’ and ‘how’ book of running barefoot; why it works from both a physical and mental perspective and how to start and progress safely to achieve optimum running mechanics and enjoyment through moving your body without restriction.

The book begins (after a foreword kindly written by Professor Daniel Howell) with some basic anatomy and talks you through the human body as an interconnected structure. There’s a separate chapter on breathing for...
Jul
06
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Buntekuh 5.3km Fun Run
By Footsie


I was nervous leaving work late - would I make it in time for the race or not? I had all my stuff with me: not having to carry running shoes really makes packing for events much easier. Still, I was jittery and keept checking my watch every time the train got delayed.​

My new Invisible Shoes were making the soles of my feet sweat, which I noticed was softening the plantar skin - not good. I took them off on the train and hoped the walk to the race would dry them out in time.​

On arrival, the kid's 1.9km race was getting ready to start. I had 30 minutes to the gun. I got changed and warmed up.​

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Jul
03
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The Sock Doc Training Principles: Become a Strong, Fast, Efficient, Injury-Free Athlete
By Stephen "Sock Doc" Gangemi

This is Sock Doc’s Mega-Post on Training Principles. It’s divided up into 5 parts, all relating to each other at various levels. I hope you enjoy them and learn a thing or two. Please post any comments or questions here on this post, as the articles themselves do not allow for comments.


Sock Doc Training Part I: Aerobic Activity Is the Foundation to Your Health AND Fitness
  • What exactly is “cardio” exercise?
  • Aerobic activity will benefit everybody – it is NOT “chronic cardio”
  • Understand the difference between aerobic and anaerobic and their...
Jul
01
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Dr. Stoxen, why do you run barefoot and strive for your patients to run barefoot?
By Dr. James Stoxen, DC
Dr. Stoxen, How Did You Discover the Human Spring Model and Why Do You Run Barefoot?

When I first opened my practice, I wanted to be able to heal people and, at the same time, train sports champions.

I went on a personal and professional mission not to only build a complete knowledge of the human body – the way we move and why – but to uncover the secrets of elite...