Updated: Jul 29
My knee gets dislocated
- sometimes, when I’m walking or
- when I jerk around too quickly.
When my knee pops out of place,
- it swells up.
- I’m in so much pain.
- But worse, I can’t run for a few days, which is tragic.
Logically, I ask for advice from my doctor friends.
- They tell me to stop running or
- Get another knee surgery
But then I wonder, why do we have hip and knee injuries from running?
- Aren’t we humans meant to run?
- Weren’t we once hunters chasing and killing animals to eat?
- Weren’t we barefoot when we defended ourselves against bears?
I love my knee and want to make sure I figure out a way to make it stronger.
So I ran 5 ½ miles barefoot on Sunday.
Well, I went running in bright orange socks from Skyzone (photo at Westminster School)
I used and built muscles in my legs I didn't know I had.
It turns out running shoes make us land on our heels and pound our knees.
Now, I run more on the balls of my feet.
Doing something completely crazy helped me find a new balance.
- I was forced out of the comfortable soles of my shoes.
- Being bold and experimenting taught me that less is really more.
Less protection provided me the ability to build greater strength.
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