To Run Better; Start by Ditching Your Nikes

Before the Nikes, before the breathable, antimicrobial running shorts, before the personal fitness coaches, heart rate monitors, wrist-mounted GPS and subscriptions to Runner’s World, you were a runner. And, like all children, you ran barefoot. Now, a small but growing body of research suggests that barefoot is the way adults … Continue reading

An Injury Prevention Exercise

This is a quick tip to help you to prevent injury and improve your running. Get hold of a piece of 2 x 4 or something similar, about a foot long, and leave it on the floor near to a doorway. I have mine by the kitchen door. Then every … Continue reading

Running Better; Running Faster

Well, it’s been a few weeks now since I abandoned my running shoes.  All is still well.  In fact, I have not felt this good for years. I am still getting used to it:  my feet ache more and I feel like I am on the verge of getting shin … Continue reading

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