I just came about this forum from a link in the Austin Barefoot Runner's Facebook Group Page. Below are a series of articles to help with making an pain and injury free transition into the barefoot lifestyle. Enjoy, feel free to comment, and post. I look forward to your feedback.
Jesse James Retherford
imho, the single best suggestion I see in all your links is the use of the foam roller/tennis ball to release myofascial tissue.
It requires very little energy and doing so after exercise is a tremendous counter to my running, yoga, and swimming.
Not only does it feel great, but I am able to recover much more quickly.
Requiring only a tennis ball, I can do this any time I need a break.
Thank you so much for suggesting this.
Age:42, MAF:138, 168cm/5'6", 62.2kg/137lb (from 73kg/161lb), BF: 14.9%
Goals: MAF10k@56:50, 59kg/130lb (32 days to go)
Stage: Trying to get back to MAF Base Building after muscle strain injury
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