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Proper marathon preparation: start with the hardware and software.

May 28, 2013 by Jamie Page

Proper marathon preparation: start with the hardware and software.

“Proper Proprioception for your Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance” It’s a sense of pleasure and pain, such an overwhelming amount of joy combined with a surge of fatigue. It’s awesome. Crossing the line and completing a marathon, without injury and with a smile on your face, should not be undervalued. It’s even better experienced than described! Born to run The good news is, it’s doable, nearly anyone can achieve it, and that’s because humans were born to run; we evolved that way. To do it without injury and to really enjoy it should be the ultimate goal. The price for... Read More

  Barefoot Marathon,  Barefoot Running,  Proprioception,  Vivobarefoot

VIVOBAREFOOT Rehab: Marjie Mills

October 05, 2012 by Marjie Mills

VIVOBAREFOOT Rehab: Marjie Mills

I've just received my Neos shoes and having worn them feel utterly compelled to contact you. After a significant head injury put me in a coma for a few weeks I've been left with damage to my cerebellum, and the subsequent balance issues this brings. Thanks to the help and experience of neurophysios and working with experts in yoga, pilates, feldenkrais, the alexander technique and power plates and twist conditioning I felt I'd made massive progress over the last 12years , leaving my wheelchair far behind. [Above: The plantar pressures experienced by the foot in a natural walking gait cycle. The orange areas represent progression... Read More

  Barefoot Injury,  Barefoot Testimonials,  Cerebellum,  Marjie Mills,  Proprioception

What is proprioception?

March 14, 2012 by Jamie Page

What is proprioception?

We have a winner. Congratulations to Vanessa Holburn. Here's her winning entry: "Proprioception is the body's ability to sense movement within joints and joint position. It enables us to know where our limbs are without having to look." Our What is Proprioception Competition is now closed. Thanks for everyone who entered. In conjunction with MuTu System (check 'em out on Facebook too)we're running a competition for you to win a pair of VIVOBAREFOOT shoes . Here's how you enter: Login to Facebook and go to our  Facebook Page . Post on our wall the answer to the following question: What... Read More

  Barefoot Competition,  Barefoot Shoes,  Lee Saxby,  Mutu,  Proprioception

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