Dr. Mark’s brilliant Natural Running video

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is not only FAST (he won the US Air Force Marathon this year), he’s committed to understanding the facts of barefoot running (and minimalist, too). As a physician, professor, and owner of Two Rivers Treads running shoe store, Mark is all about getting people running safely, enjoyably, and easily. Plus, he’s a […]

How To Run Barefoot

“What’s the best way to learn barefoot running?” It’s easy (and FUN) if you follow these few guidelines…

Perfect barefoot running form

I’m often asked to make a video showing correct barefoot running form. To say that I’m reluctant to do so is an understatement. And I want to take a moment to say why I’d LOVE to point you (and everyone) to a video that shows “correct” form, I can’t… and don’t really want to. Here’s […]

Getting started with barefoot running

Imagine that you haven’t lifted weights in a while… or ever. And imagine that you got the idea that you wanted to bench press 500 pounds. Would you go to the gym, put 500 pounds on the bar, and just go for it? Of course not. There’s no way you could budge 500 on day […]

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: […]