Cruz Control: An Interview with Rolando Cruz – Part 2

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This is the second half to an interview I recently conducted with our friend Rolando Cruz from Berkeley Running Company in Madison, WI.  If you missed the first part, you can check it out here. This part of the interview is focused on Rolando’s experience with minimalist running shoes.  His story about how he started wearing minimalist shoes is an … Read More

Cruz Control: An Interview with Rolando Cruz – Part 1

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I recently had the chance to sit down with our friend Rolando Cruz, the manager of Berkeley Running Company in Madison, WI.  Rolando is a 34-year-old ultra-marathoner from Spain who moved to Wisconsin as a foreign exchange student during high school.  Rolando, like many of the all-star running staff at Berkeley Running Company, has proven to be extremely informative, very … Read More

Nutrition Experiment Week 3 Carbs

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It is week three, already, and that means it’s time for Carb Week! Second only to Shark Week, this is the week that I was looking forward too.  First, I love carbs.  Bread, in my mind, is probably one of the greatest inventions in human history right after beer (which, incidentally, is also a carb and therefore fair game this … Read More

Invisible (Xero) Shoes 4-mm Connect Review

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Brand: Invisible Shoes (now Xero Shoes) Name: Connect Color Options: Black sole with black, brown, royal blue, forest green, royal purple, red, lime green, pink, or white laces Weight: 3.7 oz for a men’s size 9 Drop: 0 mm Other: 4-mm thick sole; FeelTrue rubber outsoles; nylon/polypropylene laces; kits come with a hole punch for creating the toe hole for lacing; also available in the 6-mm Contact … Read More

Nutrition Experiment Week 2: Fats – Part 2

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Week 2 is over and so far the results are promising, and intriguing.   The past week has resulted in a lot of data, and it’s kind of cool in that narcissistic sort of way to make graphs and analyze information you collected about yourself.  But after this second week, I feel strangely proud knowing that I have the power to … Read More

Nutrition Experiment Week 2: Fats

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OK, so now that we’ve established a baseline, it’s time to have some fun, and do some research. This week is all about fats.  Fats are used by the body to maintain the cell membrane, aid in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins, and provide fuel and body cushioning, among other things.  This being said, as a running fuel, fats … Read More

SKORA FORM Review

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Brand: Skora Name: FORM Color Options Men: Royal Blue/White/Flo.Yellow, Natural/White/Grey, Black/White/Blue, Natural/Black/Red (pictured) Color Options Women: Royal Blue/White/Lt.Blue, Natural/Blue/Pink Sizes: Men’s 7 – 13 US, Women’s 6 – 11 Weight: 8.2oz Drop: 0 mm heel to toe with a 13mm stack height (9mm without insole) Other: Made from high quality materials including a goat leather upper with a sheepskin lining. Price: $185 Steve Ankney Steve is … Read More

ON Cloudrunner Review

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Brand: ON-Running Name: Cloudrunner Color Options: Men’s in Rock/Lemon (pictured right), Women’s in Plum/Fuschia Weight: 290g Drop: 7 mm heel to toe Other: Utilizes patented CloudTec™ outsole Price: $139 LizPD Liz is a grad student who loves science, triathlons, dinosaurs, geomicrobiology and cake. She can frequently be found teaching spin classes or doing science outreach. Over the past five years, she has run almost a dozen half … Read More