Barefoot Running’s First Year-in-Review

by Abbie on December 30, 2010

Barefoot Running officially launched in March 2010, and boy has this first year flown by!

As 2010 comes to an end, let’s look at some of our favorite and most popular posts throughout the year…

Beginner’s Guide to Barefoot Running

A solid guide is geared toward newbies to barefoot running.

Common Foot Injuries and How Barefoot Running Can Help

Many of us start barefoot running in the first place because of a chronic injury.   This article covers the some of the most common injuries and why barefoot running might relieve and even eliminate your problem!

Medical Reasons to NOT Run Barefoot

Even though we would love for everyone to try barefoot running, it really isn’t for everyone.  Those with certain medical conditions could put their health at risk, and that’s (almost) never worth it!

Too Shy To Run Barefoot?

Barefoot running stirs up a lot of controversy, and it can be difficult to explain to people.  Check out this post for some tips!

Series on Running Tribes

Our series featured the now popular Tarahumara Indians, Kenya’s Kalenjin people, and the Tendai Monks.  These people don’t necessarily run to keep in shape, but for cultural, religious, and transportation purposes.

Our First Affiliate Relationship!

Back in July we proudly announced our first affiliate relationship with the barefoot advocacy group, the Primalfoot Alliance!

Interview with David Sypniewski of Skora Running

There are some exciting developments in the barefoot/minimalist shoe world, and Skora will definitely be at the forefront when their shoes come out in 2011!

10 Yoga Poses for Runners:  Hips and Legs

Yoga is great for stretching and strength-building, so give it a try!

Our First Barefoot Running Contest!

All you have to do is preorder a copy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running and send us a copy of your receipt by April 15 and you could win a pair of Vibram FiveFingers!  Check out the link for complete details.

What were your favorite posts from 2010?

Photo Credit:  Super Fantastic on Flickr

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