Kids are in school shoes for approximately 8400 hours per year, so it is crucial we make the right footwear decisions to help build strong foundations and aid healthy growth and development. Listen in as Paul talks about what we are told our kids feet need, verses what they actually need from a school shoe.Read More
Paul and Daniel discuss the many benefits of standing desks and the importance of introducing more movement into your day.Read More
Have you noticed your big toe is out of alignment and creeping closer toward the little toes. Maybe you have developed a lump or pain on the side of the big toe joint.
Well you may have a bunion!Read More
Carl shares with us his own journey with improving movement, as well as exploring his 6 Movement principles, including why training and moving in Barefeet is so important to your overall health and performance.Read More
Tune in as Helen explains the importance of Gut health and how the gut has such a huge affect on our entire body, including our immune system, joint health, OUR FEET and how we move.Read More
Tune in as Paul and Dr Tracy explore her research on the link between Barefoot Running and improved Working MemoryRead More
The Orthotic industry is BOOMING, but are we just masking the symptoms instead of addressing the underlying problems?Read More
New Podcast Available: Listen in as Paul discusses the features in shoes we need to be avoiding to step closer to healthier feet and movement patterns.Read More
New Podcast Available: Tune in as Paul talks with Clint from Primal Influence around the importance and benefits of natural movement in both adults and children.Read More
For Bondi Rescue Dean Gladstone, strong, functional healthy feet can be a matter of life or death, as every second counts when racing to an emergency situation.
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Tune in as Paul chats with Blackroll Australia about fascial health to keep you functioning well from the ground up.Read More
Tune in to our new Podcast where we will chatting about how to build a body that supports you from the ground up.Read More
Toe Spring is when the toe box of the shoe is raised off the ground. Find out how this feature impacts your gait patterns and feet.Read More
So you read Born To Run, you read The Barefoot Athlete and you got all inspired to start running more naturally.
The problem is that you tried and you aren't sure if you have the technique right, or you don't know how to ease into it, or you tried but you got injured.
Well I can HELP!Read More
Join Pete Evans on the recipes for life podcast as he asks Paul:
• Why is he known as the barefoot podiatrist?
• The importance of being barefoot.
• When we do have to wear shoes, what types are better?
He’ll share with us:
• Characteristics of good feet.
• How the big toe unlocks great functions in your feet.
• How modern shoes cause problems.
• Tips to help reverse damage done to our feet.
Kathryn and Paul chat everything feet and movement, including footwear, the barefoot movement, early childhood development, motor control, fascia, playful and natural movement patterns, and how our feet fundamentally connect to the rest of our bodies. Paul stresses the importance of breathing and breath work as it connects to our core and our nervous systems, and the prevalent correlation between foot issues and dysfunctional breathing patterns that he sees in practice. We learn how Paul’s own habits and patterns have evolved – what his practice looked like 4 years ago (with orthotics and pain) compared to now (without orthotics and pain) – and he shares some of his favorite and oft taught exercises, as well as providing suggestions for those looking to incorporate less structured footwear into their regime.Read More
Many people don’t realise but the average jogger, school and work shoe have on average about a centimetre and a half raised heel built in. This may not seem like much (even though it causes lots of compensations and muscle imbalances in the body), and times that by 7-8 hours per day, 5+ times per week and we have a problem.Read More
If there is one thing that drives me nuts, it is seeing kids in footwear that alters their posture, movement and walking patterns.
Paul checks out the functionality of Paperkrane footwear to see if they get the tick of approval.Read More
Balance pads can be a great training tool in a controlled setting, but it makes no sense to be walking around day to day on unstable cushioning.Read More
This is a great episode that introduces the concept of barefoot or minimalist footwear and is especially important for those of us with children, or those who deal with their own foot and postural issues.Read More