Paleos® - feel everything, but be safe!
Over the last few years we've observed a growing number of discussions around running styles that advocate a front and mid-foot running style, and we can only marvel at how many hundreds of new "Barefoot Coaches" have sprung up, almost daily, to offer their books and (paid) services.
So where does all this sudden knowledge come from ...Read More
The following information should help to awaken your desire to walk and run barefoot and to facilitate you in getting there. For most of us that is not as easy as it sounds!
This is supported by the official figures: 98% of children are born into this world with healthy feet, but more than 60% of adults suff...Read More
As early as 1995, Christoph Reinschmidt, a bio-mechanic from Calgary University in Canada, was concerned about the heel height (the height of the heel compared to the forefoot), which would amplify the pronation of the foot during the support phase of the running motion.
The pronation of the foot i...Read More
The trend of so-called minimalist shoes or barefoot should allow natural running. Drop (difference in height from heel to toe), insole and flexibility are the key words.
The following video tries to explain the principle of the barefoot shoe and shows that it's not that simple and an extended transition period...Read More