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Video Tutorial #175 Barefoot Running? What If I Step On Something? part 2

tibialis anterior muscle

  As you can see in the video when I was barefoot running on the trail I was meandering around the rocks.  This adds another dimension to the barefoot running. When you are running barefoot you have to watch where you step. This adds an extra dynamic to the 'running training' What that means is if you have shoes on you don't pay much where you are stepping or the environment. Just running perhaps listening to your ipod and the latest music. I try to get into the training … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #174 Barefoot Running? What If I Step On Something?

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  Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #174 What If I Step On Something? part 1 Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 As the barefoot running doctor one of the first things people ask me is: Aren't you worried about stepping on something? such as: a piece of glass? a rock? a syringe? (crazy as if there are syringes all over the place?) When you are running with shoes on you don't have to worry so much about stepping on those things but when … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #173 Can You Run Barefoot On Rock, Concrete or Asphalt?

Dr. James Stoxen DC Runs On A Rocky Surface

Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #173 Can You Run Barefoot On Rocks? Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 A big concern when running barefoot on hard surfaces is the high amount of impact or force on the body. The body's human spring is a natural protective mechanism that allows you run on hard surfaces. Joint damage from running on hard surfaces is a result of the person's protective mechanism being broken down, or locked. The first step is to release the … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial # 166 Second Toe Should Point At The Target During Walking, And Running Both Barefoot And Shod

Dr. James Stoxen DC Barefoot Running Coco Cay, Bahamas

Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #166 Second Toe Should Point At The Target During Walking, And Running Both Barefoot And Shod Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 The first piece of advice I can give you in barefoot running is keeping your second toe pointing towards the target. The second toe is the axis where your weight distributes across the foot during running. When the foot lands it's the mass times the acceleration equals the force of the … [Read more...]

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