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Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running

Welcome to Part II of Review Week! Since my actual running has been greatly reduced through the combined forces of summer heat and stay-at-home-daddom (mainly the latter), I figured that since I don’t have a lot of runs to write … Continue reading

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Invisible Shoes: VFF Killers

If you’ve spent any time around me in the last few months, you know I am obsessed with my Vibram Five Fingers. Ever since the weather warmed up just slightly, I’ve warn them constantly: walking the dog, out to dinner, … Continue reading

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Doesn’t Get Cheaper than Free!

Whether or not you’re tempted to go full-blow-crazy-hippie and run without shoes, anyone interested in the whole barefoot running thing should go download Jason Robillard’s The Barefood Running Book. The title may be understated, but the definite pronoun is accurate … Continue reading

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What Shoe-Wonk Armies Clash At Night

For anyone actually interested in the traditional v. minimal v. barefoot running debate, there’s quite a good row going on over on the discussion boards at zerodrop.com. It includes some designer from ASICS as well as some of the big-names … Continue reading

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Less is More: My Quest for a Minimal Shoe

Two weeks ago, I ordered a new pair of shoes – the Altra Instincts. They are (so they claim) the first zero-drop non-minimal shoe on the market, and are my first pair of reduced running shoes. I’m writing up a … Continue reading

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