How I fell in love with barefoot running

mugshot-nature(small)I can’t claim to be the world’s first barefoot runner.  I’m certainly not the fastest.  I can’t offer you decades of personal insight and experience without shoes.  I’m more like you.  Perhaps the reason you’re here reading this is because something is missing from your life or your running.  For me discovering barefoot running not only solved the staleness in my relationship with running, it reconnected me to a much deeper part of my being Continue reading How I fell in love with barefoot running

Barefoot walking

barefoot walking in forest(cropped)It’s only natural that as we grow up, we learn to walk before we run.  In returning to barefoot, though, many of us (myself included) do the opposite.  As usual, this carries proverbial dangers: don’t run before you can walk… – ‘Don’t be ridiculous, of course I can walk barefoot!’  Isn’t this the thought crossing your mind right now?  I know this is how I felt, at least, before taking the matter up a little more seriously.  Surely if you can run barefoot, you must be able to walk barefoot as well!  Maybe… Continue reading Barefoot walking