The Complete Idiot's Guide to Barefoot Running

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Penguin, Feb 1, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 352 pages
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Enhanced running - naturally. For 30 years runners have been told that their only hope of salvation from injury is an expensive shoe - until now. The barefoot running and minimalist-footwear revolution is here and it is turning the world of running upside down. ? Offers expert advice on how to run barefoot and strengthen atrophied muscles and revitalize super-sensitive soles ? A Harvard University study made from early 2010 shows that barefoot running is better for the body and feet than running in expensive shoes

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Title Page
Your Barefoot Potential
Evolution ofthe Running Shoe
Getting Started on the Right Foot
WarmUps Stretches and Exercises
Natural Running
Improving Your Running Form
Surviving the Elements
Four Seasons and Two Feet
Dealing with Soreness and Injury
In the Long
Creating a Barefoot Training Plan
Going for Distance and Speed
Racing Barefoot
Appendix A Glossary

Barefoot Trail Running

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About the author (2011)

Thomas Hollowell is a professional travel writer. His features, columns, commentaries, and accounts have appeared in NHA Magazine, Go World Travel, Africa Today, Relish, Yale Q, and on Mr. Hollowell founded the travel magazine and online travel guide Journey Beyond Travel.

Katie Kelly Bell, the daughter of an Irish immigrant, writes about travel, food, and wine for a variety of publications, including Atlanta Magazine, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Delta SKY, Points North, and Atlanta Bride. She travels regularly to Ireland.

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