Vibram Five Fingers – Good Transition Into Barefoot Running
With the growing popularity of barefoot running, many runners (and non-runners) are interested in experiencing the benefits of it; but having difficulties transitioning into it after decades of wearing sneakers.
Health experts, coaches, and physiologists point out the long terms benefits of barefoot running including decreased ankle sprains, foot sprains, and better posture; while many running enthusiasts claim it allows them to run faster and feels better.
For many, however, the transition from wearing running shoes to running barefoot isn’t so easy. Running barefoot on hard surfaces and stepping on objects like gravel, rocks, and pebbles can cause pain and discomfort to the soles of a new barefoot runners feet.
For those who are looking for an easier transition into barefoot running, one option is wearing a glove-like piece of footwear, such as Vibram Five Fingers.
Many claim that wearing Vibram Five Fingers is the closest thing to running barefoot, allowing runners to experience the motion and sensation of barefoot running; without the pain of stepping on smaller objects or extremely hot or cold surfaces.
True barefoot enthusiasts, such as Tellman Knudson (founder of www.HowToRunBarefoot.info) say there is no comparison to running completely barefoot, but appreciate the benefits that Vibram Five Fingers bring to the table.
“I have done a lot of my training in them (Vibram Five Fingers). They will allow you to get your barefoot running in without scorching your feet”, says Knudson.
Virbram Five Fingers was named by TIME magazine as one of the best innovations in the category of health.
Download the “Fire and Ice Barefoot Runner’s Survival Guide to Barefoot Running” at http://www.HowToRunBarefoot.info
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