Humans have evolved as persistence hunting runners and cooperative animals. This is why we are now the most evolved species on Earth. And this is why the key to our happy and sustainable future on Earth depends on how we use persistence, cooperation, gentleness, and, of course, running.
Gentle Running and Living
by Dr Patrick Salmon, PharmD, PhD
Member of the Barefoot Runners Society
Founding Member of the Tarahumara Spirit
“Life is hard enough to add extra suffering to it”. We propose here a way to build a stronger, healthier and happier self through gentle running. Then, this “ascetic hedonism” can be translated into several aspects of life, to humbly contribute to a better world.
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This page is under constant construction since I update it regularly with feedbacks from my students of all levels (beginners to below-3h-marathoners.
So, come back often for updates
Transition to Natural Running Style while still running lots of miles
What you need first is a pair of transition shoes
One you have these shoes
What to do if you experience
Unusual soreness or stiffness of the Calf Muscles
Achilles’ tendonitis that is not improving