Tag Archives: Vibram Five Fingers

Saucony Kinvara

Tweet Warning! Do look directly at the shoes! As you know, I love my Vibram Five Fingers.  They’re light, fast and fun!  But being a marathoner, I put in a lot of miles and need something with more cushioning for … Continue reading

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End of the Blues! New Training PR!

Tweet I don’t know if it was the new shoes, great weather, or eight hours of sleep I got last night, but I’m back!  I am officially declaring myself out of my running slump. My training schedule called for a … Continue reading

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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 Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Based on a true story, follow Christopher McDougall as he ventures into the Copper Canyons of Mexico to answer one simple question: “Why … 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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