Posts Tagged ‘minimalist training’
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Shoelessness and Injuries
by Carson Boddicker on Apr 21st, 2010
While I have spent a great deal of time assessing the arguments and the literature concerning the true function of the foot and differences between shod and unshod postures, gait, and movement I haven't really addressed the injury realm extensively nor have I shared with you Boddicker Performance's assessment set that we use to check preparedness for barefoot running. It is commonly asserted that barefoot running isn't a good idea based on the...
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Why running shoes do not work with Steve Magness: Part 1
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 4th, 2010
Today I have a great guest piece by Steve Magness examining pronation, motion control, and barefoot running. The running shoe model needs to be fixed. Pronation, Motion Control, Cushioning, and Stability shoes? Get rid of them all. It’s not just barefoot running and minimalism versus running shoes, the either/or situation many portray it to be. It’s much deeper than that. It’s not even that running shoe companies are evil and out to m...