Barefoot Rowing

I was scheduled for another run this evening but after watching Biggest Loser UK and seeing myself get thrashed by one of the contestants over the 5k distance, I didn’t …

I Am a Barefoot Runner

My Vibram Five Fingers have started to cause consternation in the house, the stench is creating a no go zone in the hallway but at least this movie can raise …

Footprints in the Sand

Finally… My enforced rest seems to have paid dividends and I have finally managed to run without pain or at least without dodgy pain – my quads are currently screaming …

A Sticky Barefoot End

I’m taking the direct skin on tarmac approach very slowly but after managing a 300m true barefoot dash last week I thought it was time to go out again. I …

Barefoot Tip Toes

I was using Lynn as my sacrificial canary, she was running far ahead but everytime she wailed and started hopping from foot to foot I knew to make ever such …

Barefoot Ralph

Here’s an excellent video from Terra Plana showing the speed with which you can transition from heel strike to forefoot running just by going barefoot. In the video, Barefoot Ralph …

Born to Run

I’ve just finished Chris McDougalls “Born to Run” and feel bereft now it’s all over. I’m in the market of writing about running and so long as I steer clear …