July 2010 Blog Posts (2)

A Runner Again

A little over a year ago, after reading Born to Run and finding Eric's site, I changed my whole running style and began to enjoy running even more than I ever had. I found that I was faster on the trails, more nimble and grinning wickedly through even my longest runs. Then on April 1, two days after my 38th birthday where I wished for "good knees", I was playing indoor soccer and went up… Continue

Added by Jonathan Banks on July 26, 2010 at 1:03pm — 2 Comments

Recovering from too much too soon

I'm recovering from a stress fracture in my third metatarsal which I got by going barefoot (in Vibrams) too fast and without enough preparation. I am just finishing four weeks in an air cast, and transitioning out of it for the next week. I have two questions for successful barefoot runners:
1. What can I do to speed my recovery (my lower leg is noticeably skinnier and atrophied and my foot is really weak.)
2. How can I train to get back to barefoot running without re-injuring…
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Added by Lisa Shufro on July 15, 2010 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

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