Why Modern Running Shoes Are Terrible
Footwear that focuses on style and marketing isn't helping your foot function as designed.
Let's Kill the Calf Raise
Moving up and down like a dancing cockatoo only worsens the issue we're trying to fix.
Why Trail Running Improves Your Movement Control
If you're looking for adaptability from your feet up, trail running is for you.
Off to a Running Start: 6 Tips to Get You Ready to Run
Just getting started with running? Here's some advice from our coaches and athletes.
A 12-Step Plan for Transitioning to Minimalist Running Shoes
Going minimal will improve your body’s function and your enjoyment of running for the rest of your life.
2 Critical Exercises to Prepare Your Feet for Minimalist Footwear
If your feet hurt in your new minimalist shoes, lack of preparation may be to blame.
Alpha X Earth Runners (Product Review)
If you’re looking for a good pair of barefoot running sandals, you should investigate these.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
What Forefoot Running Actually Means
The debate on forefoot versus heel strike is unnecessarily confusing people. Here is the truth about how to run well.
Barefoot Running Shoes and Choosing the Right Shoe for You
One of the questions I get asked most frequently is, "What kind of shoes do I need for running?” Here is my advice, based on my experience and the simple math behind the physics of running.
Dear Willow: Should I Set My Feet Free and Go Barefoot?
I need help with my feet when I run. I am wearing minimalist shoes, but my knees still ache. What does it mean to have active feet? What else can I do to strengthen and heal my feet and knees?
Changing Strides: The Pose Method and Newton Shoes
I've got feet like a Hobbit. Consequently running a marathon never seemed like the thing for me. Then I made two discoveries - Pose method running and Newton shoes. And I ran a whole darn marathon.
Product Review: ToeSox
Love the feel of your comfy socks, but sliding all over the floor? Wish there was something warm, but safe you could wear in yoga, martial arts, or dance class? Check out ToeSox!
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 6
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - community gardens, yoga for runners, injury treatment, barefoot running, and more!
Breaking Muscle HQ
2 Rules For Beginning Barefoot Running (And Avoiding Injury)
You’re ready to become an urban Tarahumara and run barefoot effortlessly along the trails, injury free and as nature intended...but now you've injured yourself. How do you avoid this?
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