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Barefoot Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barefoot Running Form.

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

An Exerciser's Guide to Skin Care

There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

3mile run, 2.5 mile walk 8 cups of water and 40
Updated 4/28/2016 8:27:27 AM

3mile run, 2.5 mile walk 8 cups of water and 40 sec burpees 30 sec Russian twist 50 inclined push-up 50 tricep dips 40 kettlebell swings 40 figure 8's 30 sec wall sit!!...  Read more

3mile run
Updated 4/28/2016 3:06:00 AM

3mile run...  Read more

Weight goal in range thanks to the running I've be
Updated 4/29/2016 9:45:50 PM

Weight goal in range thanks to the running I've been accomplishing and all other productive activities I've been involved in and it feels great!...  Read more

I'm curious if any of you only walk/run for exerci
Updated 4/27/2016 6:27:53 PM

I'm curious if any of you only walk/run for exercise. And if anyone thinks that it should only be used as a supplement to cardio and strength training....  Read more

Boo! I've been running and going to boot camp and
Updated 4/27/2016 1:44:36 PM

Boo! I've been running and going to boot camp and actually having fun with it, but last night I tripped during boot camp. The doctor says I sprained my ankle and no exercise for a week!...  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

Pain is Spelled "G O O D"

At 65, I've just had Rotator Cuff surgery. After surgery and the pain meds wore off, I couldn't lift my right arm up to my waist without the help of my left arm. Daily Rehab is painful, but every two or three days I see progress and my shoulder hurts...  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

Poll: 5 Footwear Trends for 2011, Which One(s) Have You Tried?

Having been a member of the running community for over five years now, I have seen a number of new footwear trends picking up speed. Last month the American College of Sports Medicine released its top five footwear trends for 2011. Everything from b...  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