Running Shoes, Paleo Diet – Dr. Ray

I talk with Dr. Ray McClanahan about the importance of proper footwear. Dr. Ray tells about the mechanics of the foot and how important it is to allow it to function naturally. We also discuss Dr. Ray’s running and how it has improved since he started to follow a Paleo-style diet. Dr. Ray is a 13 min 5k runner, and gives some great tips on how to achieve fast times while respecting your feet.

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Minimalist Running Shoes – Dr. Nick Campitelli

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Nick Campitelli about a 2 year-long case study where he demonstrated an increase in arch height from running in minimalist shoes. For the past several years he has treated running injuries in patients by fixing their form and transitioning them to minimalist shoes. Having treated runners with all types of injuries through conservative measures with orthotics and shoe gear changes to reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Campitelli has brought what works best and is most current to his practice as well as the Akron and Cleveland running communities.

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Sub 2:30 Boston in Vibram FiveFingers: Josh Klimek

In this episode I talk with Josh Klimek. Josh recently ran a sub 2:30 Marathon at Boston while wearing FiveFingers. We talk about how Josh got into wearing FiveFingers, training for Boston, nutrition on the run, stomach issues and Paleo Diet. See a recent article about Josh at Birthdayshoes.com

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