Featured Barefoot Running Videos
If you’re interested in barefoot running to revive your running, prevent injury, strengthen forgotten muscles or just try something different and fun, these barefoot running video clips are an excellent place to get acquainted with this unique sport.
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Christopher McDougall on why he was BORN TO RUN
by Christopher McDougall
This clip runs for 1:50 and is the author of the book that initially interested me in barefoot running. “Born To Run” by Christopher McDougall is a great read. I finished it in about three days – an all time speed record for me. In this clip, Christopher McDougall explains why he wrote the book and how he changed his running to emulate the Tarahumara people of Mexico and how this has “liberated” his running.
The Barefoot Professor
by Nature Video
This video is 6:17 in length and is the best explanation I’ve seen of why most runners are prone to injuries related to running in conventional shoes. This video explains the evolution of human running and provides great visual explanations and scientific data on the forces of heel strikes and forefoot strikes.
Learning the Skill of Barefoot Running with VIVOBAREFOOT
by Terra Plana
This video is 10:25 in length and points out two major problems most runners have with their running technique that usually lead to injury. One is the heel-strike encouraged by conventional running shoes and the other is proper running posture. Expert Lee Saxby explains the problems and provides some good drills to correct the problems.
The Most Inspiring Video You Will Ever Watch!
Ok, this video isn’t about barefoot running, but it is an inspiring story of a man dedicated to changing his life through exercise and nutrition and most of all, determined to help his niece in her battle against Cystic Fibrosis. Go to www.rfme.org if you would like to donate to Cystic Fibrosis research and read the full story.