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Note- the second edition of the book is finished and available here.

 

 

The Barefoot Running Book

The Barefoot Running Book: A Practical Guide to the Art and Science of Barefoot and Minimalist Shoe Running

by Jason Robillard

This book is intended for new barefoot or minimalist shoe runners.  This direct and to-the-point 61 page book covers all major topics and issues you will likely face on your journey. 

The Barefoot Running Book is now available!  In the event the shopping cart is out of stock, the book is also available via Amazon.com!

 

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Table of contents:

Introduction

Why Barefoot Running?

Terminology

Is Barefoot Running a Fad?

Do I Have to Run Barefoot?

Can I Still Maintain My High Mileage and Learn to Run Barefoot on the Side?

Minimalist Shoe Recommendations?

My Guiding Principles

Factors that Affect Speed of Transition

Sample Training Schedule

Pre-running

Feel Instead of Think

Importance of Patience

Running Happy

Minimalist Shoe or Barefoot?

Spend Time Barefoot

 “Toughening” the Soles of your Feet

Barefoot Walking

Relax

Deep Breathing for Relaxation

Lift Feet

Foot-Kiss

Walk in Place Drill

Jump Drill

Marble Drill

Starting to Run Barefoot

Progressive Relaxation 

Cadence/Stride

Metronome Drill

Fall Forward and Keep Feet Under Body

Wall Drill

Posture (Head, Torso, Arms, and Knees)

Terrain- Where to Start and Why             

Run/Walk Drill

Slow Running

Blisters

Overly Technical Advice

Run Efficiently

Experimentation

Fartlek Run

Top Of the Foot Pain (TOFP

Achilles/Calf Pain

Hills

Varied Terrain

Debris Drill

Increasing Speed and/or Distance

Racing

Trail Running

Extreme Weather

Dealing with “Hecklers” and Common Comebacks

Developing a Training Plan

Crosstraining

Testimonials

Barefoot Resources

Glossary

Bibliography

Cover design by Joel Wermiel, editing by Tamara Gerken and Todd Johnston, typesetting by Cascade Printing.