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Water and Beach Running to Ensure #InjuryFreeRunning #Barefoot

On my recent trip to Ireland, I made a point of running barefoot on the river rock, flat stone and sand not only along the sea shore but IN the lakes and Atlantic Ocean… 313 more words

Barefoot Running

Barefoot running, humor, Prozac, and other tools

I almost wrote tolls instead of tools in the title and that could have been oddly appropriate. Around 2 weeks ago now, Robin Williams’ death shocked us. 1,309 more words

What's to Blame?

If you golf, is it your clubs that cause you to hook, slice or miss a putt? How about if you play baseball, is it the bat that causes you to hit foul balls, pop flies or even striking out? 910 more words

Barefoot Running

Running Roundup - a collection of running-related links

* 40 is the new awesome for running! (That’s British runner Jo Pavey winning an international 10K race at age 40.)

* “Why Barefoot Running is B.S. 162 more words


Winter is Coming

Summer is hot in the South.

“Hot” isn’t even the word.  “Miserable” is more like it, or “inhospitable for humans”, or “plague-level discomfort”.  Something about the proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, the overabundance of trees and grass, and the jetstream blowing clouds and moisture in our direction causes the weather to do some truly remarkable things in the South, like making seventy-degree nights feel like the inside of a pressure cooker, and ninety-degree afternoons like the surface of the sun, if the surface of the sun was also bathed in a thick, damp mist. 860 more words


Ch-ch-ch-chia seeds - barefoot, minimalist, maximalist - does it really matter?

‘What’s the heel-drop on those shoes?’ Several people have asked me this since I started running in my new shoes a few weeks ago. Seriously? Is this what we’ve come to? 1,146 more words

The minimalist me?

it has been a month since I bought a pair of minimalist running shoes. Yep, I had that itch and went for it. After scouting all options, I bought a pair of New Balance Minimus. 286 more words