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Beware of Barefoot Running Injuries

Beware of Barefoot Running Injuries

September 22, 2018

The principle behind barefoot running makes sense, but even if you’ve got great mechanics and exceptional core strength, you should still run with shoes to keep your feet out of harm’s way

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Newton and Ironman: Running Efficiency

March 4, 2013

With our new partnership with Ironman comes Newton Running’s position not only as the official shoe and run course of the granddaddy of triathlon but also writing a series of “Running Modules” for Ironman.com. In this first installment, written by Newton’s Director or Research and Education Ian Adamson, we focus on probably the most important […]

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From the Expert: Dr. Mark Cucuzzella Talks Elastic Recoil

From the Expert: Dr. Mark Cucuzzella Talks Elastic Recoil

January 28, 2013

There is a lot of confusion around the term elastic recoil vs. braking in running.  A critical feature of efficient running is a strong and stable base of support.  Without this foundation, there can be no efficient transfer of energy. Our tendons are highly adapted to storing and releasing energy under tensile strain.  Jay Dicharry […]

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Metatarsalgia

January 16, 2012

Forefoot pain, also known as “Metatarsalgia,” is a condition indicated by pain and inflammation under the ball of the foot. This is increasingly prevalent in runners who are making a change to minimal footwear, barefoot running and Newton Running Shoes. As with virtually all running injuries, forefoot pain is a result of doing too much, too […]

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Running Form Friday: Tight Calves

January 3, 2012

If you’re new to natural running one of the first and most noticeable things is how your calves and achilles are engaged differently than before. In this video, Danny explains why this is and how to move past it. Enjoy!

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The Problematic Cross-Over Gait pattern

November 9, 2011

Dr. Shawn Allen of The Gait Guys discusses this gait problem in running form. The Cross-over gait is a product of gluteus medius and abdominal weakness and leaves the runner with much frontal plane hip movement, very little separation of the knees and a “cross over” of the feet, rendering a near “tight rope” running […]

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