Minimalist proponents believe running without shoes will strengthen your feet, encourage proper running form, reduce injuries, and improve performance. Is there any evidence that barefoot running strengthens the feet? And if so, will this prevent injury? http://runnersconnect.net/running-injury-prevention/will-barefoot-running-strengthen-your-feet/
Primal posture: Ubong tribesmen in Borneo (right) display the perfect J-shaped spines. A woman in Burkina Faso (left) holds her baby so that his spine stays straight. The center image shows the S-shaped spine drawn in a modern anatomy book (Fig. I) and the J-shaped spine (Fig. II) drawn in the 1897 anatomy book Traite d'Anatomie Humaine.
Anxiety is first and foremost a physiologic disorder; that is, it’s a disorder of the body, not just the mind. The good news is that shifting our body’s physiology is relatively easy to do. There is so much we can do with diet and lifestyle to manage anxiety, and much of it is safer and more effective than medication.