Author: TJepster

Original post: good.is by Peter Smith There’s a bumper crop of new documentaries examining America’s food system. Here’s a sampler. The slurping of ramen in Tampopo makes me want to run out to the noodle bar. Mario’s Italian food in Mostly Martha turns even humble, dried pasta into something sensuous…

Image courtesy Todo-Juanjo I’ve been staring and studying runner’s strides more and more often. I’ve covered this in a previous post however I must admit that my concern for my fellow runner’s health is concerning me more than ever. SportsOneSource reported a few months ago that running is increasing in…

Last night Andrew and I got the children off to bed, brewed an herby pot of chamomile tea, and snuggled deeply into our matching, fuzzy-red La-Z-Boy recliners. The DVD selection for the evening: “Amelie” in French with English subtitles. It had been a few years since I watched a subtitled…

Read: Part I Technology That Is Not Technology We’ve been indoctrinated to believe that when running shoe companies develop new “advanced” materials (without real scientific evidence proving their benefit) that these advancements are better for us. They still call it “technology”, but do not let you be fooled. When shoe companies…

I’m very pleased to introduce Sherian, our newest contributing blogger. Sherian is a great writer with an amazing talent for story telling. Keep an eye out for her first post dropping later today, Sunday May 17th. Welcome Sherian!!! Happy trails,

Photo Credit: luiginter Original post on tjepster.com May 2008 | Edited by BarefootRunner.com with author’s permission. Humans have been barefoot for several million years (~2 million actually). It means that our bare feet have the ability to carry us around on all kinds of surfaces – hard ones as well…

Image credit: Paul Allen This is the story of how taking off my shoes changed my life for the better. In a way, it is the story of my life, so it is a bit long, but I hope your readers will identify with bits or pieces of it. I…

We’re excited to announce the arrival of the newest barefoot-like shoe from Feelmax. Launching in Europe in June 2009. Feelmax is a great Finnish driven by their mission to bring natural (barefoot-like) products to us all. Thanks Feelmax! Watch our site (barefootrunner.com) for a full review on this updated Feelmax…

Just Married!

Married the woman of my dreams on Jacksonville Beach, FL. Venesa and David – April 16, 2009 And yes, the ceremony took place barefoot on the beach! 🙂

Photo Credit: eugenemartin Are you considering buying a pair of running shoes? You probably already know that barefoot is best. Perhaps you simply need a pair for those times that barefoot isn’t the best choice — work, the gym, a first date, you get the picture. So, you head out…