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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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Where are all these impact injuries that runners are supposed be getting an epidemic of?

February 23, 2010

Again, this is something that only exits in the minds of the anti-running shoe lobby. I have already shown how they have misused the research to scam us into believing that there is no decrease in the rate of injury from the alleged improvement in running shoes over the years. Some have even tried to […]

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The problem with n=1 and ‘evidence’

February 16, 2010

You often see barefoot runners responding to comments about the lack of evidence for barefoot running by doing one of two things: They point to evidence. However, when you look at it, it’s not evidence (they are really good at doing this intellectual dishonesty. For example, see how they fell for some of the research: […]

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Is the barefoot running movement impacting on the running shoe industry?

January 29, 2010

Off course they are not, but they have deluded themselves into believing that they have. Barefoot runners are an insignificant fringe* minority. The last few running events I have been to, I went out of my way to look for barefoot runners. I found NONE. So, based on my unscientific observation of the 30 000 […]

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Enough is Enough

January 28, 2010

Enough is enough. After being around the running community for many years, you soon get to notice that in general, members of the barefoot running community are not particularly bright people. They try to promote barefoot running as an alternative to the use of running shoes. To do this they grasp at straws, use nonsense […]

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