Tag: barefoot training

Look at the difference

Look at the difference between the same runner wearing shoes versus barefoot, and the position of her feet as they’re about to make contact with the ground. [These are images have not been staged, directed or altered in Photoshop. You can find these two images on popular micro-stock photo sites,…

watch your step

Running without shoes has inherent risks. Depending on where you live, your running route may have all sorts of little annoyances like broken glass, sticks, stones, icy roads or even nasty bugs. I often get asked how to avoid stepping on ‘stuff’. There’s the obvious things you can do such…

With 1,200+ kms (745+ miles) in the first 8 months of 2002, it was shaping to be a good running year. I just completed a 1/2 marathon in 1:35 on a cold fall Alberta morning. I was on pace to run my first marathon early next spring. And then… out…