How can we unlock whole-body movement when our feet have been bound for decades? Is it as simple as kicking off our shoe-shackles and releasing our feet into the wild? Whole Body Barefoot will help you safely and effectively transition to minimal footwear, reaping the enormous benefits of freeing your feet without injuring yourself along the way. Whole Body Barefoot presents: How conventional shoes can cause your body to lose mobility and muscle, The importance of walking on natural surfaces, The corrective exercises that can transition your shoe-adapted feet and legs, Vitamin "Texture"-and how the latest research on toe-walking and texture might mean that barefoot time is essential to walking well, With clear, science-based explanations, biomechanist Katy Bowman lays out the issues created by conventional shoes and artificial environments, and describes in detail the steps necessary to transition to more natural footwear safely and effectively. With over twenty exercises, this is a must-have for anyone hoping to restore lost foot function, and improve their health...naturally! Book jacket.
Whole Body Barefoot
Transitioning Well to Minimal Footwear
Mind, Body & Spirit