William Sichel, Freet Ambassador, runs 305.5km in 48hrs in his Freet Connect shoes in the Hungarian 48hr race setting new records. Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William (64), celebrated his return to competitive ultra running, after a 6 month bereavement break.
William quotes Ryan Holiday: “Ego is the Enemy – the Obstacle is the Way”
‘Walking yields the right rythm for thinking’
Big decision? Take a hike…
When struggling with a big decision, is the best plan to get away from it all and take a long walk?
Theresa May has revealed her final decision to call for a snap General Election was taken whilst on a walking holiday in Wales with her husband.
Julia Bradbury is the presenter of Britain’s Best Walks on ITV, she says walking can change how your mind works.
Wherever you are, get back in touch with your body and allow ‘your foot to do what it is designed to do’. Article in Bushcraft & Survival magazine by @liveprimally wearing his Freet Leaps for hundreds of miles of long distance walking from UK to the African bush.
BBC News – School in Derbyshire positive results to trial on benefits of ‘shoeless environment’. “Children seem more relaxed and calmer”.
Findern Primary School in Derbyshire has been trialling the idea there are benefits to children’s learning when in a “shoeless” environment.
Professor Stephen Heppell from Bournemouth University said children behave better without shoes.
Findern head teacher Emma Tichener said the pupils have been “more relaxed”.
Prof Heppell researched the topic for more than 10 years in 25 countries.
Shoeless learning has been carried out in schools in Scandinavia and New Zealand and learning centres in other countries.
Mrs Tichener said: “We are noticing that the children seem more relaxed and calmer than usual,” she said.
“We hope that in time we can measure their progress and see if it has made a difference in their achievements.