Upoming free clinic provides answers around barefoot running

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Barefoot runners learning tips and technique

Barefoot runners learning tips and technique

~Whether you’re recovering from injury, going for that new PR, or simply rediscovering the joy of running, barefoot running can help you!

BAREFOOT RUNNING?!?! What’s with all of the hype?  Everyone’s talking about it. Your Mom’s reading “Born to Run”. You’ve seen it in the news like CNN and the NY Times. And now you’re actually witnessing barefoot runners heading down your street, on the cycling paths, up the gravel trails or even in local 5Ks.  So, why do they do it?  And how do they do it?

Find out at a FREE Barefoot Running Clinic hosted by In-Step and presented by RunBare Company and discover answers to all of your questions…

  • What are the benefits?
  • How will it help me strengthen my bad knees, ankles or hips?
  • What if I have chronic plantar fasciitis and I wear orthotics?
  • How will it make me faster and stronger?
  • How did we survive without shoes for over 3.5 million years?
  • How do I get into barefoot running?
  • What about glass?
  • What about the winter? Snow?!
  • Should I wear minimalist shoes?
barefoot runners taking it to the bike path

Barefoot runners taking it to the bike path after practicing skills and techniques on the grass

Barefoot running is for everyone! – All ages, all abilities and all fitness levels. Both recreational athletes and professional athletes can use barefoot running to become stronger, faster and lighter in all activities, whether you’re a runner, cyclist or even a climber! Find better balance. Gain greater health. Strengthen the small group muscles in your feet, legs and core.  It’s for kids, adults and seniors, anybody who wants to rediscover the joy of running – light, injury-free and for a lifetime!

Date & Time:

Monday, December 14, 2009

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Location:

In-Step – Active Footwear and Insoles

629 South Broadway Street, Boulder, CO

303-554-STEP

www.instepbldr.com

Space is limited! Call or Email RunBare today to RSVP!  720.249.3110 ? info@runbare.com

Presenter: Michael Sandler

Head Coach  /  Barefoot Running Club  /  www.meetup.com/Barefoot-Running-Club

Chief Coaching Officer /  RunBare Company  /  www.runbare.com

About Michael:

Michael is a former professional cyclist and skater who trained at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He has coached both cycling and professional running teams. Michael’s most notable achievement was cycling across the US, 5000 miles in 40 days, solo and unsupported in order to raise awareness for ADD / ADHD in 2004.  In 2006, Michael suffered a near death accident, which left him with a titanium femur and hip and nearly an inch long leg length discrepancy. By spending time barefoot, Michael gradually coached himself back into running again. Today he runs barefoot up to 20 miles per day.

with proper training, Michael shows that even running in snow is possible

With proper warmup Michael shows that even running in snow is possible

Also, check out their YouTube channel where you can see videos of running tips and technique. Plus now Michael is doing minimalist show reviews.

http://www.youtube.com/user/runBAREcompany

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  3. jasonman says:

    here's a listof benefits, you can also find the vibrams on that site which I love:

    http://barefootrunningshoes.org/2009/12/02/bare

  4. RunColo says:

    The Mom comment gave me a laugh, as I gave my copy of “Born to Run” to my Mom and she did read it and enjoyed it, even though she is/was not a runner.

  5. RunColo says:

    The Mom comment gave me a laugh, as I gave my copy of “Born to Run” to my Mom and she did read it and enjoyed it, even though she is/was not a runner.

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