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Posted by Communicatorsilver Jenna A in Barefoot Runners

Barefoot running - Training advice

I just stumbled across a really useful training video - some great posture tips for beginners - take a look:

http://runbarefootgirl.com/2011/07/vivobarefoot-training-video/

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good to see articles like this! Nice post @julien

Posted by Communicatorsilver Nikos G on 21 September 2011 at 12:50 PM

Hi All - I am new to Tribesports - but its great to see so many barefooters! I have been barefoot since last November and write a blog on Sportsister.com http://www.sportsister.com/category/blog/danielles-barefoot-running-blog/ about my experiences. It's not scientifc - just fun and about everyday experiences . I also get to try a lot of shoes and am currently testing the Merrell Barefoot App - which I would heartlily recommend to anyone started out!

Posted by Danielle S on 29 September 2011 at 10:50 AM

Great video, i'm just starting to try to change my running style and this video was really useful:o)

Posted by Communicatorbronze Russell S on 13 October 2011 at 12:00 AM

I'm going to a free barefoot training clinic tonight, hosted by barefoot.ie, the same people I bought my VFFs from. Really looking forward to it!

Posted by Communicatorsilver Eoin O on 14 October 2011 at 11:23 AM

I went to the barefoot training clinic last night, hosted by Barefoot.ie

It was excellent! We got a short presentation about VFFs, then a four time national 800m winner and sports scientist (who is writing his doctorate on barefoot running and it's bio-mechanics) gave us an unbiased talk on the science of barerfoot running. I found it fantastic and fascinating. Then we took to the tartan track for drills and practice for about 30mins. Even though I have about 200k up in my VFFs and felt I was running ok, they were still able to show me how to improve my form, which I'll be practicing!

After that was a Q&A session and we all got a discount code for 10% off our next purchase on Baefoot.ie

Thanks guys, looking forward to the barefoot race next year! :-)

Posted by Communicatorsilver Eoin O on 15 October 2011 at 8:01 AM

Eoin that's great news and lovely to hear you enjoyed it. Just to say that the Vibrams FFs would come after practising your biomechanics in bare feet. If you start in Vibrams it will be like you are wearing a minimal shoe... to remember what our body does when we run barefoot you need to run barefoot. Find a long stretch of beach and practise barefoot. Then when your form and biomechanics are natural you can wear the VFF s or any other minimal shoe, like the new Inov-8 Bare X that is zero drop to run anywhere and protect your feet.

Posted by Communicatorsilver Nikos G on 15 October 2011 at 9:47 AM

Great video Jenna, very informative!

Posted by Alexander H on 24 January 2012 at 10:03 AM

Really good video.

Posted by Communicatorgold Mark G on 6 July at 10:45 AM

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