Will Barefoot Running Heal My Injuries?

As barefoot running and walking (and hiking, and kayaking, and anything else you can do barefoot) become more popular, the one question that comes up more and more is: Will being barefoot or in Xero Shoes cure me of my problems? And the list of problems includes: Flat feet High arches Leg length differences Plantar […]

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: […]