Author Archives: Matt Whitehead

About Matt Whitehead

Helping people become pain free through postural therapy.

Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS, in the New York Times “Anyone whose resolve to exercise in 2013 is a bit shaky might want to consider an emerging scientific view of human evolution. It suggests that we are clever today in part because a … Continue reading

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Misconceptions about Minimalist Shoes and Barefoot Running

The following article was written by Jim Hixson of Feet for Life Motion Center in Chesterfield, MO and appeared in the Correct Toes Newsletter. (This piece also recently appeared in a slightly different form on the Natural Running Center website). 1. Humans were not … Continue reading

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How To Run: Dos & Don’ts

Evolutionary biology professor Daniel Lieberman, whose studies are the scientific backbone for Chris McDougall’s BORN TO RUN, gives five pointers on how he thinks you can run long distances better and injury-free.

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What Can You Learn From Barefoot Runners?

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Racing the Rez – Running Movie

Moving beyond stereotypes of the past and present, Racing the Rez tells the complex story of contemporary life on the Navajo Nation–America’s largest Indian Reservation–from the perspective of two high school boys’ cross country teams.

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Caveman vs. Podiatrist

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I’m a Runner: Ziggy Marley

I’m a Runner: Ziggy Marley The musician discusses his motivation to keep on running.By Chris JuniorImage by Ture LillegravenFrom the September 2012 issue of Runner’s World Growing up, you played music with your father, Bob Marley. But your relationship also … Continue reading

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