minimal footwear running

Some people who explore the benefits of barefoot running have no desire to compete in an organized race, while others look to barefoot running to improve their competition performance as well as prevent injury and enhance their running experience. These runners often ask should I, or even can I, compete barefoot?

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Beginner’s Guide to Barefoot Running

by Danielle on April 25, 2010

When you were a kid, running barefoot came naturally, and it probably would never have occurred to you to follow a training program to become a proficient barefoot runner. The problem is that after years or even decades of wearing running shoes, you and your body have forgotten everything that kids instinctively know about running.

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Choosing a Barefoot Running Surface

by Barefoot Runner on April 6, 2010

Getting used to various surfaces when barefoot running takes time. Most barefoot runners discover that while they slowly transition, alternating terrains is one method of becoming accustomed to a variety of surfaces. Each type of terrain has its pros and cons. The following guide, partially adapted from the barefoot running book will help you differentiate [...]

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