Monthly Archives: April 2012

More Evidence Supports Barefoot Running

Barefoot Ted has been a proponent of barefoot running for years and was made famous by the book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall.  Michael Sandler started running barefoot and preaching it’s advantages after an accident left him with a leg length difference and chronic … Continue reading

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Improve Your Endurance Quickly and Easily

Imagine what would happen to your running or biking if you were able to get more oxygen with every breath. You’d go farther, be faster, and last longer with less effort. That’s why there have been more than a few … Continue reading

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Running Is Bad For Your Knees, Right? Studies Show The Opposite!

We all know running is bad for our knees. Magazines, newspapers, friends, physical therapists, doctors, and researches have been telling us this for years: “your body is not designed to run and running with wear down your knees and cause arthritis.” Its common … Continue reading

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Run Pain Free: 1 Simple Drill That Just Might Help You Run Pain Free

“We were once the greatest endurance runners on earth. We didn’t have fangs, claws, strength or speed, but the springiness of our legs and our unrivaled ability to cool our bodies by sweating rather than panting enabled humans to chase … Continue reading

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Barefoot Ted Talking about Being Out of Balance

“When you’re out of balance, two things can happen: you can regain balance or you can fall.”

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What Happened to the Joy of Running?

When a runner meets another runner for the first time within 30 seconds it’s almost guaranteed that they will talk about how fast can you go and when was the last time you got injured. Neither of these is associated with pleasure. How fast … Continue reading

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Barefoot Ted McDonald

Barefoot running enthusiast Ted McDonald visits Google’s Kirkland, WA office to speak about his experiences with barefoot running including his role in Christopher McDougall’s “Born to Run.” This event took place on March 8, 2010 as part of the Authors@Google … Continue reading

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