This article was originally published on: ABC News New Trend: Going Barefoot – ABC News: “‘…As a society, we have this desire to go back to what’s pure and natural,’ he said. ‘People don’t want to eat processed food anymore. They don’t want to release harmful toxins into the air. Going barefoot is a [...]
This article was originally published on the CMAJ: http://www.cmaj.ca CMAJ: The rise of barefoot running: “Kate Kift took up running two years ago to improve her health, but things didn’t quite work out that way at first. Within a few months, she developed stress fractures in her heels. Her doctor recommended that she stop running. But [...]
On poking through the blogroll, I saw a post about New Balance coming out with a minimalist shoe line. I went to the site and read this article about the Barefoot Running Movement. What impressed me is that New Balance stated: “At New Balance, we’re committed to developing shoes with various levels of cushioning and [...]
The one day without shoes event is today, April 8th, 2010. Despite what you first might think, this isn’t about barefoot acceptance, but it does get a lot of people out and about without shoes and that seems like a good thing, no matter what the cause. But is it? Discuss….. http://www.onedaywithoutshoes.com
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We would like to thank Jim Harrison from Kamloops Radio NL 610 AM in British Columbia, Canada, for this morning’s interview. It was a great interview and it’s always fun to talk about barefooting.
By Christopher McDougall Barefoot Running | Parade.com: “Every year, countless Americans stop exercising–or don’t even start–due to leg and foot pain. In response, athletic-shoe companies have poured millions of dollars into new cushioning, arch support, and shock absorbers. But despite this technological firepower, as many as six out of 10 runners are estimated to get [...]
We would like to thank WBAL Radio in Baltimore for their interest in our site and the interview with Tina Dubois this morning. Special thanks to Shari Elliker and Jared Ruderman.
We would like to thank CityTV and CTV for their interest in our site.
We would like to thank City TV for their interest in our site.
Original Can be Found Here New Westminster News Leader Barefoot booster Al Gauthier displays his main means of transportation; his bare feet. MARIO BARTEL/NewsLeader By Mario Bartel – New Westminster News Leader Published: September 04, 2009 3:00 PM Al Gauthier’s boots aren’t made for walking. In fact, if Gauthier had his druthers, he’d walk through [...]
I would like to extend my thanks to the team at CBC’s “On The Coast” for my interview yesterday. I have always respected the CBC and the high quality work they do. It was an honor to be called for an interview with Stephen Quinn for On The Coast. Thanks to the entire team [...]
Al Gautheir to be on CBC’s On The Coast Radio Show This Afternoon around 4pm PST. http://www.cbc.ca/onthecoast/
The New West News Leader Interviewed Al Gauthier. While this is the story that appeared in the paper, the full interview can be found here. Barefootin’ New Westminster man is leading a new movement to free our feet Theresa McManus, The Record Published: Saturday, August 29, 2009 New Westminster resident Al Gauthier is part of a [...]
Barefoot in the city Published in Theresa McManus’s Blog for The Record on August 29th, 2009. While surfing the net earlier this week, I came across an article in another publication about a Living Barefoot website that was set up earlier this year by Royal City resident Al Gauthier. I was intrigued. Photo by Al [...]
Thanks to Michael McQuillan, Mario Bartel, and Theresa McManus for their interview requests. We look forward to the interviews.
We would like to thank Thane Burnett for his mention of Al Gauthier, LivingBarefoot.info, and The Living Barefoot Show in his article Naked from The Ankle Down. His article was published on August 25th, 2009 and can be read in the Toronto Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun and Ottawa Sun newspapers and online [...]
To see the only picture of Al and Tina together, taken during Al’s recent visit to Tina’s in Alberta, check out the ‘Sick of Shoes? Back Pain? Try living the barefoot life’ article posted here. Thanks Rachel Maclean from the Cochrane Eagle for the picture and the article.
Thanks To Thane Burnett from Sun Media National Bureau for Interviewing Al Gauthier today. We look forward to reading the article.
We are working to help CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) radio find barefooters in the Toronto area. In particular, they are looking for barefoot events or activities that are taking place in the Toronto area for a documentary. If you know of any contacts, are a barefooter in the Toronto area, or know of any events, [...]
Originally published by the Cochrane Eagle July 29, 2009 by Rachel Maclean. Click here for the original article. Minor edits by Tina Dubois. Cochrane runner Tina Dubois has seen it all when it comes to athletic injuries: plantar fasciitis, toe joint pain, ankle pain, shin splints, knee pain, IT band pain, hip pain and back [...]
Many thanks go out to Rachel, Editor for the Cochrane Eagle for interviewing Tina Dubois and Al Gauthier today. Look for the story in the Wednesday edition of the Cochrane Eagle.
We would like to thank The Globe and Mail, Newstalk 1010 CFRB in Toronto, Ontario, and AM 770 CHQR in Calgary, Alberta for their help in letting the public know about our site recently!
There is also the Living Barefoot (www.livingbarefoot.info) site which launched in January and hosts The Barefoot Living Show podcast, launched yesterday. Founder and Vancouver barefooter Al Gauthier says membership has grown to about 140 people, with traffic reaching 4,000 hits a month.
I had the pleasure of speaking with a reporter from the Globe and Mail today. I expect the article on barefooting should be well balanced and thought out. We’ll post the article as soon as it becomes available.
All new posts will now be published to twitter!!! Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Living_barefoot
Canada’s public broadcaster, CBC, is going to be talking about the health benifits of barefoot running & running in Vibram FiveFingers. On The Current – 3rd Segment
Welcome, we are glad you are here! This website, including our forums, is our gift back to the barefoot community. It has been with the help of the barefoot community and it’s various websites that we have been able to gain the knowledge I needed to be comfortable, and now an advocate for those who [...]