Friday, December 9, 2011

Barefoot Running

Source Website: http://vanessaruns.com/2010/04/
By Vanessa Runs, April 28, 2010, (I run barefoot. I run minimalist. I run ultras. I run trails. These are my adventures.)



PHOTO: Barefoot running is sexy.
http://vanessaruns.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/1.jpg
http://vanessaruns.com/2010/04/


Somebody needs to just come out and say it: Barefoot running is sexy.

When people talk about barefoot running, they tend to discuss things like heel strikes and mid-food landings and foot anatomy. But the real foot facts tell a more exciting story.


Woman healthy feet and hand over green grass outdoor. The network of nerves that stimulate your feet are the same network that are present in your genitals.
PHOTO: Woman healthy feet and hand over green grass outdoor. The network of nerves that stimulate your feet are the same network that are present in your genitals.
http://www.aamulehti.fi/cs/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1195623762934&ssbinary=true
http://depositphotos.com/3257362/stock-photo-Woman-feet.html


DID YOU KNOW?
  • The network of nerves that stimulate your feet are the same network that are present in your genitals. The sensory neurons in your feet are so powerful that a minor tickle can send your entire body into an uncontrollable spasm.
  • The sensation on your feet is equivalent to the sensation on your lips and fingertips.
  • Only your face and hands compare to your feet when it comes to the delivering instant sensory messages to your brain.
  • Our pulse is very easily palpitated (To examine or explore by touching [an organ or area of the body], usually as a diagnostic aid.) in specific parts of the body that are also linked with sensual pleasure. Our necks. Our wrists. Our genitals. And not one, but TWO spots in our feet: the Dorsal Pedis Artery and the Posterior Tibial Artery.
  • One is at the ankle and the other on the top base of your foot. These are your pressure points. Go ahead. Have a feel. You know you want to.



PHOTO: Running barefoot helps with form and with injury but it also just FEELS so damn good!
http://vanessaruns.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/2.jpg
http://vanessaruns.com/2010/04/


IT’S OK. BE NAUGHTY.
I personally believe that barefoot running has such a huge following because of these kinds of connections.

Yes, running barefoot helps with form. Yes, it helps with injury. But it also just FEELS sooooo damn good!

Our feet hitting the ground like that and stimulating our senses is like running on crack. And that’s okay. We should immediately add that to our list of benefits.



PHOTO: The Benefits of Barefoot Running - Our feet hitting the ground and stimulating our senses is like running on crack.
http://www.bodyproject.com.au/wp-content/uploads/images/The-Benefits-of-Barefoot-Running.jpg
http://www.bodyproject.com.au/the-benefits-of-barefoot-running/


When we run barefoot, we feel more connected with nature. Our brains are engaged. Our hearts are pulsing in our soles. This is the anatomical setup that makes movements like ChiRunning so popular. It presents a very real mind body link.

I suggest we all take some time now to indulge guiltlessly in the following foot porn.

It’s okay. You can do this at work.


When we run barefoot, we feel more connected with nature. Our brains are engaged. Our hearts are pulsing in our soles.
PHOTO: When we run barefoot, we feel more connected with nature. Our brains are engaged. Our hearts are pulsing in our soles.
http://vanessaruns.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/5.jpg
http://vanessaruns.com/2010/04/



PHOTO: Naked feet feel - my intro to barefoot running
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CncW7p_H3vc/TghQYvgHtBI/AAAAAAAADl8/y2J0Zw8AdIk/s1600/feet-in-grass.jpg
http://spellfinder.blogspot.com/2011/06/naked-feet-feel-my-intro-to-barefoot.html



PHOTO: The Grass Under Our Feet
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/da/Grass_closeup.JPG
http://www.theunexpectededucation.com/2011/08/grass-under-our-feet.html



PHOTO: Only your face and hands compare to your feet when it comes to the delivering instant sensory messages to your brain.
http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l9i84p9ljs1qbm5e0.jpg
http://raffibhutan.tumblr.com/


Barefoot running is sexy.
PHOTO: Barefoot running is sexy.
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-xU52daWXmaQ/TuSurCv31YI/AAAAAAAAP9w/zT9mQfzzXVM/s1600/1.jpg
http://vanessaruns.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/1.jpg
http://vanessaruns.com/2010/04/


Naked feet feel - my intro to barefoot running
PHOTO: Naked feet feel - my intro to barefoot running
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CncW7p_H3vc/TghQYvgHtBI/AAAAAAAADl8/y2J0Zw8AdIk/s1600/feet-in-grass.jpg
http://spellfinder.blogspot.com/2011/06/naked-feet-feel-my-intro-to-barefoot.html



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