Tread Lightly Book Excerpt Published on Natural Running Center Website

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Quick post to alert you to an excerpt from my upcoming book Tread Lightly. My co-author, Bill Katovsky, just posted an excerpt he wrote on barefoot running in the early 1960’s on the Natural Running Center website. This excerpt comes from his two chapter sequence on the history of footwear and the rise of the […]

Moses Mosop–Slow Motion Running Form from the 2012 Rotterdam Marathon

Below is a video shot by Jacky Ledeboer, a phsyiotherapist from the Netherlands, showing the running form of elite Kenyan marathoner Moses Mosop at the 2012 Rotterdam Marathon. The video, posted on her YouTube channel, is shot at 210 frames per second. Mosop will be one of the three men representing Kenya in the marathon […]

Slow Motion Running Foot Strike Video from the CPC Loop Den Haag Half Marathon in the Netherlands

Jacky Ledeboer, a phsyiotherapist from the Netherlands, recently alerted me to a video she shot at the CPC Loop Den Hague half marathon in the Netherlands. The video, posted on her YouTube channel, is shot at 210 frames per second and provides a great sample of the variation in foot strike patterns seen among fast […]

Facts on Foot Strike: My Article in the June Issue of Running Times

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I wanted to alert you to an excerpt from my book, Tread Lightly: Form, Footwear, and the Quest for Injury-Free Running, that was published in the June 2012 issue of Running Times magazine (starting on page 26, with a great photo of my friend Mark Cucuzzella!). The article looks at the differences between heel striking […]

Set Your Piggies Free: When It Comes to Kids and Shoes, I Couldn’t Agree More!

As a parent of three kids who love being barefoot, this song just makes me happy.