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Hi I'm Suzy, the host of Run Lift Mom!

Run Lift Mom is an audio podcast uplifting women and guiding mothers through their fitness journey. Episodes feature expert interviews in the topics of running, strength training, and motherhood.

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S2, E14: Barefoot Training with Vincent Vu of Kinis


This Run Lift Mom Podcast Episode is an interview about barefoot training with Vincent Vu of Kinis. Enjoy!

Show Notes:

  • Personal origin story (3:00)
  • Heel striking and detriment to body Mobility (5:30)
  • Ah ha moment when comparing performance with shoes versus teenage years playing soccer in refugee camp (6:30)
  • Born to Run by Christopher McDougall (8:00)
  • Our bodies are naturally strong, for is work of art (8:30)
  • Early prototypes of shoe (10:00)
  • Self-correcting heel strike with no shoes (12:00)
  • Toes are critical to performance (13:30)
  • Barefoot running form, including landing (15:00)
  • Train to strengthen feet (19:00)
  • Get out of shoes as often as possible (21:00)
  • Effect on alignment and biomechanics (22:00)
  • Begin barefoot training with walking (24:00)

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