My FiveFingers

A fan site all about Minimalist Running, Barefoot running, and Healthy Living!

Join the Community

Search

All entries posted by Admin

How to Monitor Your Health During COVID-19

How to Monitor Your Health During COVID-19

by admin on Aug 20, 2020 0

Health is the theme of the year. COVID-19 has changed how we all view individual and public health and made maintaining it a priority. While restrictions are relaxing across many states, public health officials agree that we’re not finished with the coronavirus. And with colder months approaching, northern states in particular are fearing an uptick […]

Read More
How to Heal a Strained Back

How to Heal a Strained Back

by admin on May 22, 2020 0

A back strain is an injury that can truly disrupt the day-to-day life of sufferers, as it frequently causes pain when performing everyday tasks. Back injuries such as strains are some of the most common of all injuries, ranking behind only headaches in terms of the complaints that healthcare providers receive most often according to […]

Read More
How to Recover from a Pulled Hamstring

How to Recover from a Pulled Hamstring

by admin on May 15, 2020 0

Pulling a hamstring is quite painful, but the good news is that most hamstring injuries are easily treatable. Often times they are treated with rest, ice, and over-the-counter pain medications. Rarely surgery will be needed to repair a hamstring muscle or tendon. Chances are, the more active you are, the more likely you are to […]

Read More
How to Recover from a Sprained Wrist

How to Recover from a Sprained Wrist

by admin on May 15, 2020 0

If you’ve suffered from an injury before, chances are you’ve hurt your wrist in some capacity. Whether you’re an athlete or not, sprained wrists are one of the most common injuries for people to experience as we naturally tend to stick our arms out to break a fall. A wrist sprain occurs when there is […]

Read More
Could the walkability of your home affect your health?

Could the walkability of your home affect your health?

by admin on Nov 30, 2016 0

We all know that regularly walking and running can be beneficial to our health – being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. However, even beyond conscious exercise, it turns out that your home or apartment could have a major effect on the walking you do in your spare time. What is your […]

Read More
The Health Benefits of Reducing Smartphone Screen Time

The Health Benefits of Reducing Smartphone Screen Time

by admin on Sep 20, 2016 0

It is estimated that Americans spend an average of 4.7 hours per day on their mobile phones. We’re slowly but surely evolving into a culture obsessed with our phones. Driving in the car is not even a time exempt of screen time these days as 43% of drivers admit to ignoring no-texting laws. Time that […]

Read More
How to Avoid Bug Bites on Trail Runs

How to Avoid Bug Bites on Trail Runs

by admin on Aug 18, 2014 2

Trail runs can be a peaceful, serene experience, but sometimes bugs get in the way of that enjoyment. What’s worse, people can end up with Lyme disease, Malaria, Denge or the West Nile virus if they don’t take precautionary steps to prevent bug bites. Runners deal with bugs year-round, so understanding how to take the […]

Read More
Hardworking Entrepreneurs Turn to Minimalist Running and Crossfit

Hardworking Entrepreneurs Turn to Minimalist Running and Crossfit

by admin on Jan 29, 2014 12

It’s no secret that CrossFit and minimalist shoes go hand in hand. When you’re throwing yourself fully into the kind of full body, animalistic, intensity that CrossFit requires, wearing clunky sneakers seems likes a direct contradiction. It’s a Type Crossfit and minimalist running also both seem to appeal to a certain type of athlete. Someone […]

Read More
Cobrain – Collective Intelligence

Cobrain – Collective Intelligence

by admin on Sep 04, 2012 0

One of the most interesting aspects of wearing FiveFingers is the response you get from individuals around town that see you wearing them. Even friends and family may act shocked or surprised at your style of foot ware when they see your ten toes. But imagine their reaction if FiveFingers came as a recommendation from […]

Read More
Guides

Guides

by admin on May 24, 2011 0

This page will soon contain Guides on what FiveFingers are all about, why minimalist shoes, selecting your model, and more. In the meantime, below are some of our more popular guides from the blog: How To Remove the Straps on KSOs How to Get Started with the Paleo Diet How to Repair a Hole in […]

Read More