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Ankle Pain Barefoot Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ankle Pain Barefoot Running.

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The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  Read more

Quick and Easy Stretching Routine

When you're short on time, proper stretching can be the first thing to go! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can breeze through in fewer than five minutes. Remember to warm up first and never...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

I can not exercise due to extreme back pain. Have
Updated 5/2/2016 5:05:09 PM

I can not exercise due to extreme back pain. Have had 2 back surgeries. Heading for 3rd surgery. Help. Loosing the battle to stay on track!!!!!!!!!!!!...  Read more

Today I will use Advil to lessen my pain in my knees during workouts. Does anyone have any suggestio
Updated 5/2/2016 1:02:32 PM

Today I will use Advil to lessen my pain in my knees during workouts. Does anyone have any suggestions on when to take the Advil, before or after workout?...  Read more

Do you #run? We sure do-in fact 4 SparkPeople empl
Updated 5/3/2016 3:20:41 PM

Do you #run? We sure do-in fact 4 SparkPeople employees ran a half marathon yesterday & did a great job! If you run, what brought you to it?...  Read more

I just signed up for my first 5k run. I hope my s
Updated 5/1/2016 7:40:00 PM

I just signed up for my first 5k run. I hope my shin splints don't act up....  Read more

If it doesn't rain tomorrow I may try running agai
Updated 5/1/2016 3:24:04 PM

If it doesn't rain tomorrow I may try running again...  Read more

Is Barefoot Running Really Better?

Is Barefoot Running Really Better?A growing number of runners are ditching their shoes to hit the trails barefoot or in minimalist shoes even though the benefits haven't been proven. Should you join the minimalist movement?If you enjoy running, cha...  Read more

Large Joggers

Only run flat areas and uphills to avoid pain.311...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

5 Exercises for Stronger, More Flexible Feet

Over the past three decades, fitness shoe manufacturers have developed advanced technology to cushion and control motion in our feet and ankles. While this advanced support can feel great, it doesn't allow our joints and soft tissue to artic...  Read more

We Tried It: Vibram Barefoot Running Shoes

The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked...  Read more