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Video Tutorial #177 Side Lunge With Cable

Side Lunge With Cable

  Side Lunge With Cable Instructions: Place the cable strap around your wrist (waist height) get into a wide stance Go down towards the cable so that it pulls you into a side lunge, then step back up. It's very important to keep the correct form You can also do this exercise by tying a band to a machine. … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #145 Proper Positioning When Running

Neutral Position

  For proper positioning, the toe must point in direction you are running.  The "toe out" is poor alignment of the body during running and suggestive of a compensation for a locked spring.   For more information on proper running form, visit Tutorial #166 Second Toe Should Point At The Target During Walking, And Running Both Barefoot And Shod … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #151 Lateral Cone Jumps

Lateral Cone Hops

Lateral Cone Jumps Taken from excerpt from the book, 'how I got my wiggle back' From side to side jump over three or four markers (cones) keeping your legs together and throwing your arms upward. Strive for maximum height and concentrate on landing midfoot or forefoot. Don't rest between jumps. Form is so important while performing any of these exercises. Have you ever seen those heroic scenes of elite marathon runners willing themselves over the finishing line? In some of the … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial # 143 What I Learned From Studying Javier Sotomeyer Technique About Improved Performance and Reducing Injury Risk

Javier Sotomeyer

We can learn a great deal from studying what athletes do to have optimum performance to improve our performance and prevent injury in our lives.  I have learned that plyometric training is one way to develop maximum jumping capacity and to strengthen the Human Spring. It may sound like the latest action film, but controlled impact and maximum power are the aims of a training technique called plyometrics. Yuri Verkhoshansky is the founder of modern human spring training, called … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #171 Barefoot Footprints In The Sand – What They Can Tell You About Your Walking and Running Form And Technique

Dr. James Stoxen DC Analyzes His Footprint In The Sand

  Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #171 Footprints In The Sand - What They Can Tell You About Your Barefoot Running Form And Technique Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 What you can do while running in sand or a more solid ground with sand on the top, is to analyze your footprint to determine how your biomechanics are and what your step looks like. By looking at your imprints in the sand you can determine whether the step was primarily a … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #157 Barefoot Running Is Normal. Shod Running Is Abnormal? Rationale Based On Solid Training Principles

Orthotic Arch Support which inhibits the arch of the foot

All footwear including running shoes are binding or motion altering devices!  Period!  Therefore these devices weaken the spring suspension system and absolutely weaken both the human spring ability to protect the body from the forces of the landings of walking and running. The only natural way to run is barefoot.  Therefore running with footwear should be considered unnatural running and should be considered an activity, which accelerates the aging process and puts at risk your … [Read more...]

Should I Do Other Cardio Between Running Days? Barefoot Running Society Forum Question

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Question: Let's say I'm running/walking 3 days a week, such as the C25K or E25K program I'm currently working on.  Should I engage in other cardio activities such as cycling or elliptical during the running "off" days in between?  Or would it be better to have the off days be TRUE rest days with no cardio activities? Despite hating stationary indoor workouts, I was leaning more towards the elliptical if I do anything, since that's probably lower impact than even cycling for me.  We have plenty … [Read more...]

BEIJING NEWS: 最佳走姿:“环”着走,像螃蟹横着走 Beijing News Interviews Dr James Stoxen DC – Incorrect Walking Form May Cause Back Weakness And Pain (Chinese Version)

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最佳走姿:“环”着走,像螃蟹横着走 www.thebeijingnews.com · 2008-11-11 3:54:20 … [Read more...]

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