Chapter 6: I’m a foot get me out of here

6. Once I became a serious runner in 2003, I always had serious shoes. Variants of structured, semi-structured, arch supported or neutral shoes but always highly cushioned and usually highly expensive. There is only one thing that can make a running shoe more expensive and that is the orthotic you put in it. This wasContinue reading “Chapter 6: I’m a foot get me out of here”

Chapter 4: Use it lose it

Come back next Monday May 3rd for an extract from Chapter 5: The devil makes work for idle legs. Pre-order the book now on amazon, out June 28th 2021.

Chapter 3: Before you knew what was wrong with you

Come back this Friday April 30th for an extract from Chapter 4: Use it or lose it. Pre-order the book now on amazon, out June 28th 2021.

Chapter 2: Someone that I used to know

Come back Monday April 26th for an extract from Chapter 3: Before you knew what was wrong with you. Pre-order the book now on amazon, out June 28th 2021.

Chapter 1: Too much of a good thing

Come back this Friday April 23rd for an extract from Chapter 2: Someone that I used to know. Pre-order the book now on amazon, out June 28th 2021.

Running from Injury: The Book

This book has been 18-years in the making and 4-years in the writing. It will be released on the 28th of June 2021. Short story extracts featured at the beginning of each chapter will be released every Monday and Friday starting on Monday 19th April 2021. Here are the chapters and thank you for reading:

Observing Feet

Recently, I spoke with Emma Foster-Geering on the Vivobarefoot ‘Sustain This’ Podcast. Topics include science in general, healthy movement & how to live more in our body & less in our head. The episode also features new & exciting research colleagues and I are doing at Institute of Technology Carlow #beingbarefoot #healthymovement #healthylifestyle #runningfrominjury #science #childdevelopment Listen Free Here

Exercising Health Podcast Episode: Dr. Peter Francis

This chat I had with Christopher from Exercising Health just before Christmas is out now on iTunes and Spotify !! We spoke a lot about how modern environments and information overload impacts our health !! Click here to listen

A new study into running shoes found that comfort could come at the cost of injury.

This is Peter’s latest article written for the Conversation.com 23/09/2020 Evolution dictates that the human body adapts to cope with stresses present in the environment. The removal of stress from our environment means we cease to use that adaption. This is why your muscles grow in response to stress at the gym but shrink whenContinue reading “A new study into running shoes found that comfort could come at the cost of injury.”