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Concerned I Pronate When Running

Concerned I Pronate When Running

Ask the Experts: Dr Steve Gangemi is a highly respected expert in this field, look him up "The Sock Doc" Should I Be Concerned That I Pronate When I Run? August 2011 I have been to three different shoe stores...

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Bones Should Be Jarred BUT NOT Joints

Bones Should Be Jarred BUT NOT Joints

This article I wrote after reading an article which appeared in the March 9, 2014 issue of The New York Times Magazine.I read a piece recently in the New York Times Magazine which caught my eye as it is relevant...

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The LUNA Roots Story

The LUNA Roots Story

As chronicled in the bestselling book Born to Run, Barefoot Ted tells the story of his meeting with Manuel Luna in 2006 down in the Copper Canyons. He describes how that event sparked his imagination and has lead LUNA Sandal where we are today.
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How Runners Can Avoid Plantar Fasciitis (PF)

How Runners Can Avoid Plantar Fasciitis (PF)

If you have plantar fasciitis and have been told by a doctor to wear a stability shoe,orthotics, and never go barefoot, do yourself a favor and immediately switch to  another doctor, preferably one who has read about how the foot functions,...

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Tips for Natural Barefoot Technique - Colin McPhail

Tips for Natural Barefoot Technique - Colin McPhail

Natural off road running can be very beneficial to overall body strengths. The Altra King MT is a zero drop shoe which gets your feet closer to natural than most. The distinct lack of cushioning is a huge advantage when running...

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Using The Body as a Spring

Using The Body as a Spring

Why do you need cushions and braces on your feet when you run?This piece is written by Jim Stoxen who is an emminent Chiropractor from Chicago. It is brilliantly written.Why does grandma need:· Orthotics· Orthopedic Shoes· A cane· A walker·...

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The Transition Shoe for Minimalist / Natural Runners

The Transition Shoe for Minimalist / Natural Runners

As we enter or transition into natural running, it often means aligning our personal goals with training and racing in the coming months. So now is also a good time to summarize some of the basics about transitioning to minimalism,...

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