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
Gut health is not just about building good micro biome, it is about creating good core stability through functional breathing to assist in healthy movement patterns.Read More
A fun podcast with Jennifer Gale from Fit N Fifty plus.
We chat about the importance of maintaining strong , healthy , functional feet to improve ageing and reduce falls related complications.Read More
Our foundations rely on a principle of “Torque”. Applying torque to the foot creates a rotation force through the ankles, knees and hips, which starts a chain reaction, causing muscles in the feet, hip and glutes to co-activate. This results in better centration of the joints (improving our posture and alignment) and helps our body to load and unload force efficiently.Read More
The fuzz speech by Gil Hedley is a great way of looking more into the world of fascia and why moving regularly is so important to our movement and well being as a whole.
(WARNING - this video uses images of human cadavers to aid in explaining the "FUZZ"Read More
Talking about all things feet, with That Paleo Show's Dr Brett HillRead More
Modern shoes are packed full of features that although being marketed as being "good" for our feet are actually changing the way we move and creating un-natural gait patterns that may be placing you at much higher risk of pain and injury.
Click the Link below to read Dr Rossi's article on Why Shoes Make “Normal” Gait Impossible,Read More
STOP BEING SLACK AND START SUPPORTING YOURSELF
We live in a world where people want a quick fix for their aches and pains. In the podiatry world that bandaid is Orthotics. I recognise that bandaids are sometimes needed short term to treatsymptoms, but The Barefoot Movement’s philosophy is about building a body that supports you, not a body that needs support.
“The Barefoot Movement is about resetting and reconnecting you to your foundations.”Read More