Kate Kift March 28, 2014
If you want to improve your running form, then you have to start at the beginning. Time to re-learn your “A, B, C’s”
Kate Kift September 12, 2012
How can you tell a barefoot runner at a race without glancing at their feet. These are the top 8 hints on how to identify us from the knees up.
Kate Kift August 22, 2012
If we want our children to grow up to be healthy adults then we should start teaching the art of running as soon as children start Elementary School.
Kate Kift August 9, 2012
Barefoot runners are able to connect any topic back to barefoot running. This is my attempt to link barefoot running to the Olympics and equality for women. It’s not as difficult as it may seem.
Kate Kift July 30, 2012
The biggest problem for Barefoot runners is ‘What to wear to the office?’. Many shoe manufacturers are making minimal ‘lifestyle’ shoes. This is a list of some of the new ‘lifestyle’ shoes available in Canada.
Kate Kift July 17, 2012
This weekend I had an revelation. Cadence and stride length shouldn’t be constant but should alter due to your terrain. Why did it take me so long to figure this out?
Kate Kift June 28, 2012
There is an increasing trend towards teaching running as a skill for non-elite athletes. This is especially popular in the sub-set of barefoot running, but what is it like to actually go to a coaching session.
Kate Kift June 2, 2012
We could look towards the elites, the sports-coaches and the guru’s, but if we want to take barefoot and minimalist running mainstream perhaps we should look to promoting the sport at the Mum’s waiting at the school gates.
Kate Kift May 15, 2012
Many experienced trail runners use minimalist shoes in their races.
Kate Kift April 26, 2012
During two different types of races I was able to examine how many minimalist runners took part. Would I see more minimalist runners during a road race or a technical trail race? Despite my own expectations, my conclusions were surprising.
Kate Kift April 13, 2012
When I first visited my local independent running store, I felt uncomfortable as the only minimalist runner in the running club. Nearly two years later, the store has made a commitment to stocking a range of shoes from a manufacturer that only makes minimalist shoes. The growth of independent running stores who are making the change and educating their customers will the be cornerstone of the minimalist running community.
Kate Kift April 5, 2012
I have struggled to find a way to describe how Caballo Blanco has affected my whole attitude to running. So I did the most honest thing I could think of — I went for a run.