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Definitive Evidence that Barefoot Running Really Does Make You Blind

August 11, 2010

No sooner than I wrote about the possibility of barefoot running making people blind, Dr Nirenberg has come back with another post about  Barefoot Running With Eyes Wide Open which clearly proves beyond doubt that barefoot running does indeed make you blind. He claims:  The weight of the scientific evidence which supports barefoot running has reached […]

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Does Running Barefoot Make You Blind?

August 10, 2010

I am really starting to wonder about this. It’s is the only explanation I can come up with to explain what I am seeing. First, we had all the barefoot websites claiming that running shoes cause osteoarthritis based on a study that was not even about osteoarthritis. Then we had them all claiming that barefoot […]

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Who is opposed to barefoot running?

March 11, 2010

Who is opposed to barefoot running? The barefoot running community have a track record of playing the person and not the ball and always like to go after or criticise the perceived opponents of barefoot running rather than rationally discuss the issues. Why do they have to criticise these opponents? Is barefoot running really that […]

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Are Podiatrists snake oil salespersons?

February 2, 2010

One thing you quickly learn about the barefoot running community, in general, is that they are very sensitive to criticism and cannot engage in rational discussion about the issues (more on that later). Instead they resort to name calling and use other diversion tactics, which is a classic sign of people arguing from a position […]

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