One of the biggest problems with supportive & cushioning shoes is that you lose the sensation of feeling the ground. Nike FREE shoes are specifically made to help you have the natural sensations of going barefoot. This increased sensitivity keeps you more "in tune" with the ground & helps you move...Full Post
John Blievernicht's Blog
On Feb 08, 2011
On Jan 31, 2011
I'm looking forward to the Super Bowl. Watching Troy Polamalu (and his hair) flying around the football field making highlight plays is incredible. I flew out on a Nike FREE project to meet Troy at the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp this past fall. Our meeting was to discuss philosophies on training in...Full Post
On Jan 25, 2011I can't tell you how many times I go through this conversation...someone with flat feet says "my feet collapse and overpronate " and I nod yes in agreement. Then they say "I've been told I need arch support" and again I nod in agreement. Then they state "so I bought supportive shoes and my podiatrist...Full Post
On Jan 18, 2011I've been training elite athletes for 25 years. Early on, I noticed many had foot problems. So we started strengthening their feet and it paid big rewards. Two examples are John McEnroe the tennis great who exercised his toes muscles and Les Frazier of the Superbowl Champion Chicago Bears who performed...Full Post
On Jan 12, 2011
A quick response to some of the common questions many of you have posted. First, to my knowledge, the Nike FREE shoes that were given away by Dr. Oz were all snatched up pretty quickly. However, Nike FREE shoes are available at stores or online through Nike.com.
But this isn't a commercial. This is about...Full Post
On Jan 10, 2011
Dr. Oz & Nike are giving out thousands of Nike FREE shoes in conjunction with the "11 Weeks - Move it to Lose it in 2011 Challenge". But "Why Nike FREE?"
I'm often asked that same question ... "Why wear Nike FREE?" The professional athletes I train, coaches/trainers at my presentations and even my friends