The Best Insoles for Preventing Running Related Injuries

What are the best insoles for running injury prevention? The softer, the better, you might say.  But is extra cushioning actually the best approach for preventing injuries? Recent research indicates that more cushioning in our shoes and insoles is actually not effective for preventing running-related injuries. In fact, there’s evidence that too much cushioning may…

Common Causes of Arch Pain & Prevention With Foot Strengthening

Though foot arch pain is common in athletes, it can happen to anyone, whether they love exercise or enjoy living life slowly. That’s because the arches of the foot do a lot of work every day. They absorb the shock when you walk or run, and they bear your weight when you stand. You may…

Are you doing short foot correctly? | Clearing the confusion

I think it goes without saying that I have a passion for sharing the power of foot activation and how it fascially connects to central core stabilization.  My go-to for foot activation is none other than – short foot! Considered by some as merely of foot-specific exercise and not one that is integrated or applicable…

Tapping into Torsion | The Rotational Power of the Achilles Tendon

Power lies within the transverse plane. We have all heard this concept at one point or another throughout our education or training career.   From the rotational moment of the trunk to generate power when throwing a javelin to the torque created from supination of the foot into the external rotational power of the glutes –…

Feet, Fascia & Functional Movement Summit | London

Get ready for the first-ever Feet, Fascia and Functional Movement Summit coming to London on Sunday January 21, 2018! As part of the EBFA Global Mentorship this one-day event features the global leaders in fascial fitness and functional movement including: – Dr Robert Schleip (via teleconference) of Fascial Fitness – Gary Ward of Anatomy in Motion…

From Primal to Bipedal | Why we need to get off the ground and walk more!

Before you start throwing stones at me assuming that I’m bashing or discrediting any of the primal movement programs out there – please hear me out.    Anything I’m about to say does not mean I do not value the role primal movements and ground work has on restoring optimal movement patterns.   However, where these…

Emotion Meet Motion at the 3rd Annual Barefoot Training Summit

For those who follow EBFA you know that recently I’ve been speaking a lot about INTEROCEPTION and the emotional side of movement and fitness.    When it comes to movement and mental health, they are so deeply connected that we as an industry need to start focusing on this connection. We need to say goodbye to…