The complete idiot"s guide to barefoot running by Craig Richards

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Published by Alpha in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jogging

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesBarefoot running
Statementby Craig Richards and Thomas Hollowell
ContributionsHollowell, Thomas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV494 .R525 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 336 p. :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25039217M
ISBN 109781615640621
LC Control Number2011500219

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This is where The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running comes in. Part 1: An Overview of Barefoot Running. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running can help you guide through the transition from a regular running shoe wearer to a minimalist runner and eventually a barefoot runner.

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Dr. Craig Richards is a medical doctor and keen runner. Inhe co-designed and patented the first "barefoot" running shoe of the modern era. His work has been reported in The New York Times, Washington Post and Running Times and as well as in the bestselling book, Born to Run.

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He is co-author of The Complete Idiots Guide to Barefoot Running and co-developer of the concept barefoot running shoe, the Barefoot on Grass.

In the s, Dr. Richards was himself a chronically injured runner despite moderate mileage, “good shoes” and normal biomechanics.

A deliciously outdated book. Fixx wrote The Complete Book of Running in the seventies and therefore a lot of what he has to say is no longer accurate, which is a little amusing and sometimes even cute.

His passion for running withstands the test of time though. And so does his ability to make his reader share in his excitement/5. The May issue of Podiatry Today magazine was just published with a roundtable discussion on barefoot running and minimalist shoes including myself.

I am still running barefoot and alive. I hope to have some nice things coming up this summer including reviews over The Barefoot Book and The Complete Idiots Guide to Barefoot Running. Take care Posted by Barefoot Tyler 0 comments.

Email This BlogThis. "Born to Run" great book. Still have no clue how people get barefoot running from that book though. I never saw it as a barefoot running book. Ken Bob's book was cool, but not something i was expecting.

I bought it expecting to read his stories and personal adventures on barefoot running, his races, weather, conditions, etc. The complete idiot's guide to barefoot running - a review | strength More than just a book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Barefoot Running training, periodization, shoes, and stretches in an easy-to-read format.

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One book I would recommend, is Craig Richards, The Complete Idiots Guide to Barefoot Running. It covers the transition to barefoot running really well; does not reek of propaganda and when it come to the foot biomechanics section, even though it is very superficial, nothing stated is contrary to the research evidence (except for the lack of.

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Minimalist shoes and barefoot running has been a strategy of champions for decades. By Roger Robinson Connected to the Ground. Should You Be Running Barefoot. In the Canadian Medical Association Journal, no less. "Critics of barefoot running, including many podiatrists, note that there is no scientific evidence that indicates running barefoot is better than running in shoes, and say that even if running barefoot reduces some types of injuries it may cause other types of harm, such as puncture wounds on the soles and stress.

I’ve ordered two pairs of Xeros, one 4mm and one 6mm to start running barefoot again. At 50 years age it’s been a long time since I ran around as a barefoot child so I reckon it will take a while to complete the transition.

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Barefoot running gets a mention too, although Finn points out that local runners are not especially evangelical about it and are very happy to run in trainers if they can afford them. The book is very well-written, with lots of touches of gentle humour.Barefoot running, also called "natural running", is the act of running without the advent of modern footwear, running barefoot has become less common in most parts of the world but is still practiced in parts of Africa and Latin America.

In some Western countries, barefoot running has grown in popularity due to perceived health benefits.

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