Apr
17
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by Barefoot TJ at 8:13 PM
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Opinion: Nuno Cobra Jr - It's the foot that cushions the impact of running, not the sneakers
By Ruetir

If you could study the anatomy of the foot in more depth, you would see that it is a phenomenon of biomechanical engineering, representing a technology that we are still far from mastering.

Your foot is made up of extremely strong and robust muscles and tendons, an amazing set, which was designed to support the weight of your entire body, even running at high speed, making numerous acrobatic challenges possible.

A few decades ago, to make sense of their sales marketing and leverage the profit margin, shoe manufacturers discovered that it would be possible and coherent to promise more cushioning and protection against the impact of running. In fact, to do this successfully, it would be necessary to invent something similar to a bionic foot, attached to the original foot....
Apr
17
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by Barefoot TJ at 7:18 PM
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Runner Jason Duet races barefoot during the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans, Saturday, Ap

BFR Spotted: Runner Jason Duet races barefoot during the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans

Photos: The Crescent City Classic 10k race returns to in person - NOLA.com
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Runner Jason Duet races barefoot during the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans, Saturday, April 16, 2022. (Photo by Scott Threlkeld, ...
Apr
03
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by Tyler J L at 12:47 PM
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Meet Tyler Leech
BRS Member and founder of the Barefoot Autism Challenge

2022 Barefoot Autism Challenge
Takes place the whole month of April!

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https://www.weareiowa.com/video/fea...enge/524-674d1ad7-f802-4202-a96e-b7eb21c51f4f


Hey guys!

The Barefoot Autism Challenge is kind of going to coincide with a challenge Special Olympics is having me do to prepare myself for the USA Games in Orlando. The challenge is one million steps for 20 weeks, January 10 through May 29. And of course since it...
Apr
02
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by Barefoot TJ at 1:42 AM
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The shoes these track runners used back in the day could be considered minshoes, minus the spikes of course!


The bumpy road to 'The Race of the Century'
The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile

By NY Daily News

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It was a race against time and themselves.

Seventy years ago, three men competed to break a world record – the four-minute mile.

Before high-tech shoes and sports medicine devoted to running, they kept challenging themselves to simply run faster.

"The Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile," by Neal Bascomb (Scholastic)

Neal Bascomb’s “The Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile,” tells the story of these men chasing a long-elusive goal.

Great Britain’s competitor was Roger Bannister, born into a middle-class suburban family. He liked...