Totally agree. It is a myth.
You did not meet any strangers shouting "Hey, you forgot your shoes!" at you.
I think even without a pressure pad you can get pretty close just by looking on your wear pattern after a longer pavement run. :smuggrin:
Same here. I think I will keep going with Bare Lee's 'just run' bylaw. Hopefully one day I even get to the point of getting rid of my last...
You've got balls. :cool:
My son's school is one of the last few places I still put my huarache sandals on.
As most of the others mention here I too can only use nose breathing when running at a really low pace and on a flat terrain.
It was the worst gravel road I have run barefoot on so far. Worse than Leif-Erikson road (bigger and sharper gravel). Good it was not such a long...
X-Dog Ole's Assault
Ran X-Dog Ole's Assault trail race.
The whole experience was exactly as X-Dog describes it:
I seem to be drifting the same way, good to hear I am not alone. :)
An interesting discussion on that topic:
(Sorry for a little thread hijack...
Makes sense. At their age they still have much thicker protective padding on their feet = higher tolerance for rough surfaces.
"By age 50, a...
Since the last video was not very good in terms of my camera setup (static spot, long zoom) I have decided to make a new one.
Moving camera this...
It sure was. Once in a lifetime experience.
Exactly, have been noticing the same thing for some time. There is quite a bit of adjustment I feel the body is making automatically when...
Great goals ! :)
On my Forest Park trail runs I frequently encounter deer, less often coyotes and only once I met a beautiful great horned owl.
In another thread Barefoot Ken Bob posted an old photo of the bottom of Abebe Bikila's feet.
What strikes me most on that picture is how...
There was one really good observation from one guy:
"I'm not sure it is a crossover gait. Your "cross-over" looks like it's happening primarily...
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