What Can You Get From Trying Barefoot Running as a Veteran By SOFREP
When you’re a vet and you’ve been through the grind of deployment, it can be tough to get back into shape, even for those of us that are “rugged.”
As with anything else in life, there are pros and cons to everything. In this case, we’ll focus on the pros of barefoot running as a veteran. If you’re tired of sitting around or feeling fat, maybe it’s time to take up a new hobby. Running is something that will not only get your heart pumping but also help strengthen your muscles. Running barefoot is something that will not only strengthen your feet but also give some unique health benefits outside of that alone as well.
A Little Background on Barefoot Running
The most popular reason to start barefoot running is to strengthen your feet. While running shoes are supposed to protect your feet,...
Dombivali Man runs 2,583 km in 61 days, breaks Guinness record By The Free Press Journal
Earlier in May-June 2022, Mr Krishnaswamy created a world record in attempting a barefoot half-marathon for 21 consecutive days. Speaking about his inspiration, he told FPJ, “When I first heard about the inspiring story of Terry Fox – the first amputee to complete the New York City Marathon – I too took to the roads and started running in 2017 at the age of 24. I have made many records like securing 2nd place in the 72-hour and 300km endurance run in Bengaluru, 2nd place in the Hennur Bamboo Ultra 220km run and third place in 161km Pune Ultra Marathon.”
Mr Krishnaswamy now has his sight set on representing India in the Ultra Barefoot Run.
Completing the Catskills All Trails Challenge By Posnerk
This blog post describes a project I completed which consists of walking, hiking, or running every mile of official trail in New York's Catskills Mountains. I am probably the only person to have completed this project barefoot. To be honest, it is mostly barefoot hiking, rather than running, but hopefully you will enjoy it: