The Minimalist Runner: Transitioning from Traditional Running Shoes to Minimalist Running Shoes

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Nicholas Pang, Nov 11, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 228 pages
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The Natural Running Revolution Has Started Learn how to use minimalist running shoes as tools for improving your running form and run injury-free for life. Understand what the latest footwear technologies offer and decide which works for your situation. Learn what's wrong with traditional running shoes and how you can prevent injuries in the future. Run Natural. Run Free.
  

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Contents

What This Book Is About
3
Resistance Is Futile
5
My Painful Journey
9
The Driving Forces
15
Shod Versus UnShod
23
Unlearn Everything
27
The Minimalist Lifestyle
39
What Kind Of Runner Are You?
47
Transitioning To Minimalist Running Shoes
105
Training Programs
119
Minimal Shoes Recommendation
123
The Six Pack Companies To Watch
129
The Dirty Dozen Minimalist Footwear Manufacturers
133
Going Forward
201
Books
205
Videos
207

What Is A Minimal Shoe?
55
Growing Pains
73
Minimalist Training Exercises
79
Common Running Injuries
89
So Many Running Styles
93
Scientific Studies
209
Glossary
211
Authors Biography
215
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Nicholas Pang has published dozens of e-Book for the Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad. He has also co-authored two books in print for Oracle Press ("Oracle 9i Mobile", 2002) and McGraw-Hill/OsborneMedia ("Mobile Macromedia Flash MX", 2003). While not tinkering with the latest Internet technologies for Silicon Valley start-ups in real estate, retail, and local government, Nick is busy fine tuning his running form and training hard for the National Senior Games and World Masters Athletics Championships. Nick is also a member of the USA Track & Field organization.

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