Barefoot Runners Society
International Triathlon Union now allows barefoot running!
As of December 2014, the ITU have deleted their rule forbidding running in bare feet.
Here is the deleted rule:
The full rules are here: http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/docs/itusport_competition-rules_december20141.pdf
This is great news for all barefooters!
Natural Foot Health vs. Shoe Industry
By Dr. Ray McClanahan
I was recently on vacation with my family in Hawaii. One evening, we attended a Luau, where nearly every native Hawaiian had beautiful spread toes and strong healthy feet. That is not often the case on the mainland. I couldn’t help but wonder if it was related to the fact that they work and live barefoot and in flat footwear. Contrast that with the visiting mainlanders’ feet that I observed on the beach and poolside, with the usual hammertoes and bunions. Their feet were shaped like ill-fitting footwear. To continue reading, please visit: http://naturalrunningcenter.com/2014/02/26/natural-foot-health-vs-shoe-industry/
My Barefoot Bio
Here is a brief background about my barefoot life.
By Phil Maffetone
I spent a good amount of my childhood playing outside barefoot. My first official barefoot race was in 1968—a 220 yard sprint during a high school track and field meet. In the 1970s, en route to studying to become a doctor, I learned all about the structure and function of the human foot as a key to optimal posture and movement. This included understanding its bones, muscles and movements, and how to fix a dysfunctional foot.
In 1977, I entered private practice with a focus on treating athletic and stress-related injuries. All the patients I saw were asked to first take off their shoes. I not only...
Birthday Run Success!
Birthday run, age in miles!
Well, I did it.
I'm now 30.
The only thing that could stop me from turning 30 was death...
OR A SWEET ASS TIME MACHINE!
But then I would continue aging, just in a time that had already occurred. Just because I could go back to the time before I was even born doesn't stop the clock from steadily ticking away time.
Yes. Aging is inebriated...
To continue reading, please visit: http://chaserwilliamsisrunningaway.blogspot.com/2014/12/birthday-run-success.html?m=1
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