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Barefoot running, history and genetics

27 November 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Running barefoot might seem like a “more natural” thing to do, but there are other factors to keep in mind if you have an inclination to follow a back to nature approach.

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Symptoms and causes of 3 common running injuries

25 May 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

If you suffer from recurring overuse injuries, you may be well accustomed to how to treat the symptoms.  However, you may not know as much about how to treat the causes of common running injuries.

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How to choose a sports orthotic

31 March 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Shoe orthotics are inserts that you slip into your shoe in order to correct or prevent a medical problem. About 75% of people will experience some sort of foot, leg or back problem in their lifetimes, and orthotics are used to treat many of these common problems. 

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Scotland to Sahara – going the distance with Formthotics™

20 March 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

In 2011 Dr Andrew Murray ran 34 miles a day, for 78 consecutive days (that’s over 100 marathons!) to make it from John o’ Groats (Scotland) to the Sahara Desert (Africa). At the finish line he had reached a grand total of 4279.2 kilometers (2659 miles).

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