The Floatride is Reebok’s latest offering in the long distance running shoe category. The brand aims to address an existing lacuna in providing a serious solution to the long distance runner, ‘backed by technology, innovation and design’. It’s stated to be ‘Reebok’s most technically advanced shoe to date’. The descriptive #FeeltheFloatride ostensibly steers one […]
This video helps in visually understanding the different types of foot strikes while running. Foot strike has a bearing on how the foot loads ( & dissipates) the ground reaction forces when the foot strikes the ground. Foot strike also has a bearing on efficient barefoot running technique and better […]
Wondering what all the noise of the foot is all about? Here are just a few facts to consider :– The human foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and multiple tendons that allow it to move.– 1/4 of all your bones are down in your feet. […]
Evidence that short foot works!! AND proof that Barefoot Training is applicable across all sports, not just running.
This is a message from the mother of my young pro golf client (just turned 12!). His golfing coach, who has been working on Raghav’s swing for long, has shared his observation. Raghav is flat footed. I taught him the short foot exercise a couple of weeks back and asked […]
Walking is the most functional activity we do. But did you know, your foot type and gait determine how you walk and how your body feels? Your body is subject toground reaction forces during various phases of the gait cycle. These forces travel all the way from the bottom of […]
The foot actually has three distinct arches. Two “longitudinal” arches (one on each side) run from front to back; one “transverse arch” runs across the mid foot from inside to outside.The “medial longitudinal arch” is the most prominent foot arch and what is typically referred to as simply, “the arch.” […]
Take a look at your feet! Golf is a complex game requiring complete coordination between the upper body, the core and lower body. The stability of the feet have a direct impact on the pelvic (hip) rotation, which in turn will likely determine the swing from the shoulder.The foot type […]