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Barefoot running baby steps

While I encourage runners to approach barefoot running with caution, for some runners, there is a case to be made for taking baby steps towards barefoot running. In this article I describe five ideas that will give you a taste of the barefoot phenomenon without having to put yourself at high risk of injury.

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Is running bad for you?

I don’t know how many times someone has said these words to me: “running is bad for your knees” or “isn’t running hard on your body?” Up to about 18 months ago I would probably have begrudgingly agreed with them.  With my stop-start injury plagued running career all the evidence needed to support their running nay-saying.  […]

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