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Barefoot Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barefoot Running Form.

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The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

An Exerciser's Guide to Skin Care

There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

Today I ran 666 miles GO ME
Updated 8/17/2016 8:54:48 PM

Today I ran 666 miles GO ME...  Read more

Ran with shin splints yesterday. But I have goals
Updated 8/17/2016 5:50:42 PM

Ran with shin splints yesterday. But I have goals I need to knock out so I ran 2 miles anyway, then iced them. Today I found stretches to cure shin splints. Hoping they work. #Goals #fitness #JustDoIt 😊...  Read more

New goal is to be able to run up a huge hill by my
Updated 8/17/2016 7:30:58 PM

New goal is to be able to run up a huge hill by my house. My kids are begging me to do it but right now there is no way. Did mention I would be pushing a double jogging stroller...  Read more

Today, after work, I'm running three miles for my
Updated 8/17/2016 7:36:58 AM

Today, after work, I'm running three miles for my half marathon training. Those three miles will push me into 30 miles for the month. I haven't done that since my track days in middle school. And the month is just half over!...  Read more

My motivation has run off somewhere. Trying to fin
Updated 8/17/2016 6:39:02 AM

My motivation has run off somewhere. Trying to find it again by circuit training this morning. #motivation...  Read more

Is Barefoot Running Really Better?

Is Barefoot Running Really Better?A growing number of runners are ditching their shoes to hit the trails barefoot or in minimalist shoes even though the benefits haven't been proven. Should you join the minimalist movement?If you enjoy running, cha...  Read more

Pain is Spelled "G O O D"

At 65, I've just had Rotator Cuff surgery. After surgery and the pain meds wore off, I couldn't lift my right arm up to my waist without the help of my left arm. Daily Rehab is painful, but every two or three days I see progress and my shoulder hurts...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

5 Exercises for Stronger, More Flexible Feet

Over the past three decades, fitness shoe manufacturers have developed advanced technology to cushion and control motion in our feet and ankles. While this advanced support can feel great, it doesn't allow our joints and soft tissue to artic...  Read more

Poll: 5 Footwear Trends for 2011, Which One(s) Have You Tried?

Having been a member of the running community for over five years now, I have seen a number of new footwear trends picking up speed. Last month the American College of Sports Medicine released its top five footwear trends for 2011. Everything from b...  Read more