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Fdip141: Running Barefoot

Today I’d like to point out something that’s really obvious; so obvious in fact, that we tend not to think about it much.  In this episode I present for you a very basic, truthful, scientific and historical bit of trivia that both describes and explains the premise which propose, and that piece of trivia is this: Fred Flintstone never wore running shoes.  Running shoes are not evil: you’ll have to pry my NB 426’s off my hot sweaty feet if you ever want me to give up my running shoes: but we should entertain the idea that running without shoes on the open road may be a more natural, less injurious way to run.

Show Links:

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v432/n7015/abs/nature03052.html

http://web.wits.ac.za/NewsRoom/NewsItems/feet.htm

http://www.profleeberger.com/files/YFOOT1001.pdf

http://nymag.com/health/features/46213/

http://www.barefooters.org/medicine/med_sci_sports_exer-23.2.html

http://www.vibramfivefingers.com

http://www.23goingon60.blogspot.com/

http://twitter.com/steverunner

http://ustream.tv/channel/phedippidations

Fdip featured blog: http://mwrunfar.blogspot.com/

The song “Running Wild Child” was by Lance Larson from New Jersey; the song featured Richie Sambora  check out his amazing music at www.lancelarsonmusic.com

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Direct download: Fdip141.mp3
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