heel strike

Video: Slow motion heel striking

by Abbie on November 23, 2010

We talk a lot about forefoot strike versus heel strike, but this informative slow motion video breaks it down and shows you the impact and the effect the striking has on your foot.

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Barefoot Terminology 101

by Summer on June 10, 2010

New to barefoot running? Checking out the articles on our site? Chances are you’re seeing some terms used over and over and you are wondering what they mean. Understanding the language of running – especially barefoot running – is important. Knowing how to correctly apply the technique is essential for you to make a successful [...]

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Video: The Barefoot Professor

by Abbie on June 5, 2010

Most barefoot runners have at least heard of the study conducted by Professor Daniel Lieberman and his colleagues at Harvard University, Biomechanics of Foot Strikes & Applications to Running Barefoot or in Minimal Footwear, which confirmed that barefoot runners generally land mid- to forefoot while shod runners generally have more of a heel strike.  The research proved what [...]

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