Shoe Review – Altra Lone Peak ALL-WTHR Running Trail Boot

Reading Time: 7 minutes We’ve talked before about our approach to foot and ankle health with regards to footwear. See our guide to barefoot shoes here for more info on the criteria we look for in a shoe, as well as some budget shoes that you can try without breaking the bank. As I have mentioned previously I alwaysContinue reading “Shoe Review – Altra Lone Peak ALL-WTHR Running Trail Boot”

My 5 Favourite Movement Books

Reading Time: 8 minutes The world of movement can seem like a vast and confusing space. Conflicting information is rife. “Don’t do cardio coz it will ruin your gainz, bruh.” “Don’t lift weights over 5kgs, ladies, or you’ll get bulky” “Running is bad for your knees” “No pain, no gain!” All of which is bollocks. Then there are theContinue reading “My 5 Favourite Movement Books”

Shoe Review – XeroShoes DIY Huaraches Sandals

Reading Time: 6 minutes With summer seemingly here in Ireland, it’s time to break out the old sandals. Sandals are the perfect footwear at this time of year in Ireland; firstly to let our tootsies enjoy the whole 2 weeks of summer we get, and secondly for wading through the ample puddles and burst rivers that occur for theContinue reading “Shoe Review – XeroShoes DIY Huaraches Sandals”

Product Review: Nuud -A natural alternative to deodorants

Reading Time: 5 minutes Within the Primal Blueprint system there are 10 primal laws for optimal health. Primal Blueprint Law #2 is ‘Avoid Poisonous Things’. Now this is usually followed with advice regarding what we put in our mouths, avoiding the obviously poisonous, but also the detrimental. Avoiding highly processed foods, food detrimental to our personal digestive system, andContinue reading “Product Review: Nuud -A natural alternative to deodorants”

Shoe Review – Altra King MT 1.5 – Zero Drop, Foot Shaped Trail Running Shoe

Reading Time: 8 minutes In a previous post, I discussed the merits of minimalist/barefoot shoes and reviewed a couple of budget shoes to get people started. I also cautioned against literally running before you can walk with regards to minimalist footwear. I strongly feel that most people would benefit in some way from including more actual barefootedness, or atContinue reading “Shoe Review – Altra King MT 1.5 – Zero Drop, Foot Shaped Trail Running Shoe”

Budget ‘Barefoot’ Shoe Reviews

Reading Time: 11 minutes Like many other people, I was often barefoot as a kid. I have many memories of running through the forest, stopping to occasionally pull a holly leaf out of my skin; to feel the soft, cool mud squelch up between my toes; the roughness of tree bark as I clung ape-like in my favourite willow.Continue reading “Budget ‘Barefoot’ Shoe Reviews”