Are children losing the art of running?

Running technique coaching for children playing team ball sports is an emerging niche because many young people have not developed the skill and strength to run well. Kathleen O’Connell is a sprint coach that does a great job coaxing out the inner runners in youthful competitors. In this article Kathleen shares observations on why children […]

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Minimalist running evolves towards the mainstream

Last week Mark and I attended the The Athlete’s Foot conference in Melbourne, giving talks and demonstrations about how we use a gradual minimalist running transition as part of our running technique coaching. Interacting with one of the biggest shoe retail outfits in Australia has given us an interesting insight into where minimalism is or […]

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A question of balance

Specialty running retailer & coach Mark Gorski share his thoughts on the evolution of the running shoe industry towards minimalism. From a shoe retailer’s view he sees an abyss between minimalist skeptics and passionate barefoot advocates that should be filled with the lightweight trainer category.

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