The Complete Idiot's Guide to Barefoot Running

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Enhanced running-naturally.

For 30 years runners have been told that their only hope of salvation from injury is an expensive shoe-until now. The barefoot running and minimalist-footwear revolution is here and it is turning the world of running upside down.

• Offers expert advice on how to run barefoot and strengthen atrophied muscles and revitalize super-sensitive soles

• A Harvard University study made from early 2010 shows that barefoot ...

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Overview

Enhanced running-naturally.

For 30 years runners have been told that their only hope of salvation from injury is an expensive shoe-until now. The barefoot running and minimalist-footwear revolution is here and it is turning the world of running upside down.

• Offers expert advice on how to run barefoot and strengthen atrophied muscles and revitalize super-sensitive soles

• A Harvard University study made from early 2010 shows that barefoot running is better for the body and feet than running in expensive shoes

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781615640621
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,363,976
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Craig Richards is a medical doctor and keen runner. In 2002, he 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.
Thomas Hollowell is a full-time author, USAT triathlete, international marathoner, as well as a barefoot practitioner and a running coach for a triathlon university club abroad.
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