If you’re reading this article, it means you have already started running a few months ago. I am sure it was extremely difficult at the beginning, but consequent training and ambition got you to your first milestone: finishing a 5k.
Completing a 5k is not an easy milestone to reach. Most beginners give up […]
Running form is very important when going barefoot.
Going barefoot naturally shifts your stride. This is a good thing. You get more of a mid-foot strike. That comes by necessity, since a barefoot heel strike hurts!
But to continue to progress, get faster, lessen chance of injury, pay attention to your form and try to […]
Remember how I said barefoot running can help to reduce injury? Well, that’s true, but it’s not the full story. There are definitely some dangers to watch out for when running barefoot.
You actually open yourself up to quite a few new injuries.
Injuries from stepping on thorns and glass. Burns from hot pavement, […]
You probably won’t be running completely barefoot every time, especially when it comes to long distance runs, rough terrain, and winter weather. (Heck, I love to go barefoot, but I still only go barefoot in grass fields and indoors.)
So I’m going to list some barefoot-style shoes that will allow you to run […]
Now that you’re thinking of trying this barefoot running idea, you have to know how to transition into barefoot running.
You can’t just ditch your shoes and go run a marathon! There’s a huge difference between Kenyans (who typically run barefoot since they first learn to walk) and most Americans who have spent […]
Now you know why it’s a good idea to try running barefoot. But before we go any further, I want to make an important point.
There is a difference between “barefoot running” and “minimalist running,” even though most people classify them both under the “barefoot” label.
Barefoot running is actually running barefoot. […]