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Barefoot Trail Running Shoes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barefoot Trail Running Shoes.

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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

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

A Hiker's Guide to the Perfect Day Pack

Whether you’re trekking Machu Picchu, the Grand Canyon or the spectacular unknown of your local hiking trails, how you choose to prepare for a hike can make or break the entire experience. While longer, more strenuous hikes often require more a...  Read more

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  Read more

Walked two miles, and ran about three quarters of
Updated 5/31/2016 12:44:46 AM

Walked two miles, and ran about three quarters of a mile nonstop, wasn't too bad for not running since track. Good night everyone, off to study for my med test tomorrow!:(...  Read more

Ran 2 mi w\o stopping 1st time in whole life!!! :)
Updated 5/31/2016 12:41:44 AM

OVER THE MOON SO HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I RAN 2 FULL MILES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY WHOLE LIFE TODAY, not to add that they were on hills!!!!!!!!!!!! ahhh!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) :) :) :) I had basically given up on myself b\c I was running on a much ha...  Read more

I went hiking again today...different trail, same
Updated 5/30/2016 5:58:37 PM

I went hiking again today...different trail, same place....  Read more

The other day my grandaughter said,"Grammy run dow
Updated 5/30/2016 2:55:04 PM

The other day my grandaughter said,"Grammy run down the hill with me!" And then we ran back up the hill! I was able to do this several times without getting tired. Thankful I'm getting healthy and active so I can do this with her!...  Read more

Just walked the trail at metro parks..47 minutes
Updated 5/30/2016 2:33:24 PM

Just walked the trail at metro parks..47 minutes...  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

Shopping for a pair of running shoes?

Shopping for a pair of running shoes? Learn about the types available and how to find a pair that's right for you.The most important equipment for a runner is a pair of properly-fitting running shoes. Before you go the store, think about your running...  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

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