Barefoot Running, The Movie

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After seeing the following video bouncing around my Facebook feed the past few days, I finally got down to watching it last night. It is a trailer for the upcoming DVD, Barefoot Running, the Movie, and what a beautiful trailer it is! While I’m a little sad that this is not a documentary on barefoot running as I initially thought, … Read More

FLASH SALE ALERT: Altra on LeftLane Sports!

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Men’s and Women’s Altra Instinct/Intuition and Adam/Eve are currently on sale at LeftLane Sports! Prices are marked down up to 50%. I picked up a pair of the Intuitions for $50! If you get two pairs, thus spending over $75, you’ll get free shipping and any amount spent over $50 allows you to apply any credits you might have from … Read More

Nike+ GPS Goes Running

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For those of you who have been following us for a while, you know Meagan and I both are long time Nike+ users and have been following the system since its beginning. Meagan has compared the Nike+ GPS app to the Nike+ iPhone sensor app, and covered the release of the Nike+ FuelBand, while I have covered Nike’s updates and … Read More

Old Shoe Blues

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Today, I got to go to the local running store, Fit2Run, here in Gainesville.  My boyfriend, Dylan, has been complaining of sore feet and bad shin splints for a while now after running in his Brooks Pureflows, a minimalist shoe with a small foam cushion.  Surprise, surprise, our helpful sales assistant, Scott, told him it was time for new pair … Read More

The Vibram Transition: Chapter 6

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The most frequently asked question I get when I wear my Vibram FiveFingers around town is: “Are those actually comfortable?” Of course, my answer is always some variation on “Yes, they’re very comfortable,” and is often followed up by a longer explanation of the benefits of minimalist footwear if the asker is interested to hear more. Obviously, I’m happy to … Read More

Slow Motion Running

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If there is one thing Dave Chappelle had right, it’s that watching things in slow motion is always better.  Whether it is a music video, or a person getting slapped in the face, for whatever reason, slow motion video is always enjoyable to watch.  Recent innovations in slow motion video capture have increased the power of the effect so much … Read More

Costa Rica: Pure Life, Pure Feet

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Although we didn’t do much running on our honeymoon (ok, if we’re being truthful, any running), that doesn’t mean we left our minimalist shoe lifestyle behind. As excited as Steven and I were to explore the country of Costa Rica for the first time, we were also looking forward to spending an entire vacation in only minimalist shoes (and barefoot)! As … Read More

Choose Your Own (Running) Adventure

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“You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to”.  Bilbo Baggins’ famous quote in the Lord of the Rings is spot on for runners.  We know that the beauty of running is its simplicity; yes, we can just step out our door and go.  But as Bilbo suggests, … Read More