Did the book Born to Run make you feel Left Behind? Despite the minimalist shoe revolution and the implicit promises that “barefoot” running would stop the endless torrent of chronic pains and problems that plague runners on an annual basis, injuries continue to clock at record rates.
Here's the thing: If you are truly prepared to run naturally, it shouldn't matter what shoe you're running in.
With the the proper combinations of motor control skills and ranges of motion clicking into place, running can cease to be just a joyless, grinding mill for injuries that reeks havoc on your athletic life.
In their new book, Ready to Run, Dr. Kelly Starrett, bestselling author of “Supple Leopard,” and award-winning endurance journalist T.J. Murphy, lay out a clearly defined path--with precise objectives and the tools, techniques and strategies to get you there--designed to comprehensively prepare your body and your mind to embrace all that natural running has to offer.
Dr. Kelly Starrett is the author of the national bestseller Becoming A Supple Leopard
, which has revolutionized how coaches, athletes and every day humans approach performance as it relates to movement, mechanics, and the actualization of human and athletic potential. Dr. Starrett is also the co-founder of San Francisco Crossfit
, where he shares his innovative approach to movement, mechanics, and mobility with millions of coaches and athletes around the world. Kelly travels the world teaching his wildly popular Crossfit Movement & Mobility Course and also works with elite Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard forces, athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and national and world ranked strength and power athletes. He also consults with Olympic teams and universities and is a featured speaker at strength and conditioning conferences nationwide. Kelly's work is not limited to coaches and athletes - he applies his methods to children, desk jockeys, and anyone dealing with injury and chronic pain. Kelly believes every human being should know how to move and be able to perform basic maintenance on themselves.