Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Secret to Running Fast? Cadence!

Tweet Cadence, also known as gait or turnover, is a key factor in running speed that is often overlooked by many runners.  So what exactly is cadence all about? “Cadence in sports involving running is the total number of ‘revolutions per … Continue reading

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Born to Run

Tweet Based on a true story, follow Christopher McDougall as he ventures into the Copper Canyons of Mexico to answer one simple question: “Why does my foot hurt?”. “Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of … Continue reading

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Unboxing / “Barefoot” Running in Vibram Five Fingers

Tweet After reading Born to Run by Christopher McDougall (review coming soon), I became extremely curious about barefoot running. The explanation in the book, I’m summarizing, is that human beings ran for millions of years barefoot without any problems.  Within the … Continue reading

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Running Dummy 2.0

Tweet Hello all and welcome to Running Dummy 2.0! As you can tell the site has been completely redesigned, both graphically and functionally.  The new site includes social network integration, tag clouds, popular posts, product info, links, photo albums, and much … Continue reading

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