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By the same token, although there are many schools of thought on running form, Jason's take is try them out, see what works for you. He writes that he's learned something from Chirunning, the pose method, and others, but he's not tied to any one method. He encourages the reader to do as he did: check them out, experiment with the methods they promote, and find what fits you best.
His laid-back, do-what-works-for-you tone may detract from the book for readers who like firmness and certainty. But for the runner who wants an introduction to barefoot and minimalist running, The Barefoot Running Book is a perfect place to start. It's simple, practical, and realistic. It may not be "everything you ever wanted to know about barefoot running," but it definitely points you in the right direction. Now take those "foot coffins" off and run!
Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the complimentary electronic review copy.