Learning the skill of barefoot running

I came across a video on YouTube, Terra Plana - Learning the skill of barefoot running (see below) which shows the basic changes needed to run barefoot. Video: Terra Plana - Learning the skill of barefoot running

Wiggling Their Toes at the Shoe Giants

In my research around barefoot running and walking I found an interesting article in New York Times, Wiggling Their Toes at the Shoe Giants. Recent research suggests that for all their high-tech features, modern running shoes may not actually do much to improve a runner’s performance or prevent injuries. Some runners are convinced that they... Continue Reading →

Are we born to run?

I came across an interesting TED video in which Christopher McDougall asks: Are we born to run? Christopher McDougall mentions Tarahumara, the running people, tells an interesting story from a marathon race and talks about how humans hunted before weapons were available. Christopher McDougall: Are we born to run?

Tarahumara, the running people

I am interested in the concept of barefoot running and walking. While looking for information about barefoot running I came across this video about the Tarahuama, the running people. It's amazing which distances they are able to run. Video: The Tarahumara - A Hidden Tribe of Superathletes Born to Run

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