Emily Splichal Barefoot Training Interview – Foot Strike in Running – Barefoot Running
In this Emily Splichal Barefoot Training Interview, Sarah Young asks podiatrist Emily Splichal the questions you’ve wondered about when considering or recommending barefoot training. How does it benefit us; what’s important about it and why?
“If you look at it biomechanically, the efficiency—kind of the structural design of the human body in how we are intended to move and efficiently transfer from the forefoot onto the next step—the mid-foot strike is a much safer and more efficient movement pattern.” ~Emily Splichal
• Barefoot Running (1:30)
• Multi-Directional Athletes (7:25)
• Golfers (9:50)
• Children & Orthotics (12:55)
• Emily’s Workshops (16:10)
• Geriatric Populations (20:10)
Sarah Young is a massage therapist and active isolated stretching practitioner who uses various techniques in her practice. She teaches posture and body mechanics, and trains runners using knowledge from her schooling and practice, as well as ChiWalking and ChiRunning techniques. You can catch up with Sarah on Facebook, or via her website at asimplewellness.com.
Emily Splichal is a podiatric doctor and movement specialist who works primarily with foot posture and foot strength, both clinically and in teaching workshops worldwide. She’s a barefoot training enthusiast, and teaches classes and trainings in barefoot training and postural alignment. For more from Emily, visit her at evidencebasedfitnessacademy.com.