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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Barefoot Running Guide

I finished my Barefoot Running Guide! This is what is included:

Table of Contents:

  • Why Barefoot Running?
  • Common Terms
  • Learning to Run Barefoot
  • Jason’s Guiding Principles
  • Running Happy
  • Barefoot versus Minimalist- Do I need a “transition shoe”?
  • Importance of Patience
  • How to Start: The ‘Lose the Shoes” Plan
  • Form
  • The Importance of Experimentation
  • Developing a Training Plan
  • Injuries
  • The Role of Relaxation
  • Terrain
  • Always Look for the Opportunity To Train (Drills)
  • Special Considerations
  • Dealing with the “Hecklers”
  • Developing Speed and/or Distance
  • Extreme Weather/ Conditions
  • Trails
  • Crosstraining
  • Training Periodization
  • Racing
  • Diet
  • Ultramarathons
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Research
  • Barefoot Resources
  • About Jason
  • My Barefoot Story
  • Bonus FAQ: How This Journey Has Impacted My Life.
  • Hallucination 100 Mile Run Race Report

It includes 77 pages (including pictures) detailing my advice on the topics covered in the table of contents. I will be developing a more detailed webpage dedicated to the guide in the very near future. As of right now, it is only available as an ebook. I will be offering printed copies in about three or four weeks. The ebook cost is $10. To go to the download page, click on the link below:

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