Transition to Barefoot

There are many adjustments for the body to make if shoes have been worn for many years. Firstly, the tender skin on the soles of the foot needs to thicken and toughen up. The skin on the soles of our feet (and palms of our hands) is unique in that it has the ability to …

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The Society for Barefoot Living & my transition to a barefoot lifestyle

As a Podiatrist & foot orthotic designer investigating the concept of natural gait in walking and running and being intrigued at the prospect of living a barefoot lifestyle I am really grateful for the support of the SBL membership! http://www.barefooters.org/ Thank you for being such an inspiring, knowledgeable and helpful group of barefooters. I only …

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Making a Spectacle of Yourself in Frames With No Glass in Them is like Wearing Shoes When They Aren’t Needed!

Fashion can be crazy! Wearing spectacles with no glass?! http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203699404577044020959385832.html A bit like wearing shoes! They're not necessary. Most people's feet work fine on their own. But still people wear shoes as a fashion accessory or for social convention. Most people really don't need shoes for normal activities. They think they do, partly because of …

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