Hurache running sandals. Hurraches for running.

You may note my weird spelling of “huaraches” as hurrache and hurache (or if you’re using both feet, hurraches and huraches 😉 ) Regardless of the spelling, if you want to run barefoot, you need to try a pair of these minimalist running shoes. Why? Well, they’re the closest thing to barefoot, but with the […]

Running Barefoot — The Importance of Core

Usain Bolt’s coach, Glen Mills, talked in an interview about what helped make Usain Bolt the fastest man in the world. He revealed something that will surprise most runners, namely, the most important muscles required for fast, efficient running. Have a guess? Think it’s the quads? The hamstrings? Glutes? Calves? Eyelids? Let me quote Glen: […]

Vibram Five Fingers vs. Xero Shoes huaraches

Barefoot running is becoming more popular every day. And, with the growing number of people throwing away their shoes comes… shoes! Barefoot shoes, that is. Chris McDougall’s book, Born To Run, featured the Vibram Five Fingers shoes (sort of like a glove for your feet) as well as the low-tech, traditional Mexican huaraches, which the […]