Category Archives: Injury Prevention

Ankle Mobility And The Floppy Foot Cooldown

Written by Barefoot Dawsy I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter in the barefoot underground lately about ankle mobility. It may be one aspect of your running that you have not spent much time thinking about, but in truth, it’s … Continue reading

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Barefoot Runners Don’t Get Shin Splints

Written By Barefoot Dawsy Shin splints are one of those ailments that, legend has it, is cured by barefoot/minimalist running, yet despite this, I’m frequently asked to explain why new runners still get them. Anyone who has had shin splints … Continue reading

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So You Want To Run In Minimalist Shoes

Written by Barefoot Dawsy So I spent most of this weekend fielding questions, comments, tweets, and emails about the recentĀ Art Of Manliness article that came out last week. There were some excellent points raised, and I got the feeling that … Continue reading

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How to not break your toes in Vibrams

Written by Barefoot Dawsy One of the main reasons people decide to try barefoot or minimalist running is the promise of reduced injuries. Unfortunately, a quick Google search will turn up a heap of anecdotes about people suffering tarsal and … Continue reading

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