Running Wired or Wireless

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Heart rate monitors, sport watches, iPhones, and Nike+ are just some of the technologies we choose to run with.  Recently, I began to wonder how these tools are affecting our runs and whether or not all of their effects are of a positive nature. How do tech-based tools help? In an article from Runner’s World by Bob Parks, he asks … Read More

SeeYa and Spyridon LS Finally Available!

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Get excited readers! The first of the Spring 2012 Vibram FiveFingers, the SeeYa and Spyridon, have finally arrived at CitySports! Right now, only limited color choices are available, but if you order by 2:30 PM, they will ship today (and shipping is free)! Otherwise, they will ship on Monday, so not too long of a wait. Here are the styles/colors … Read More

The Science Behind the “Bad Run”

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On September 13, 2009, Steve and I were spectators at the finish line of the Wisconsin Ironman Triathlon. After first-place finisher Raynard Tissink broke the tape, the MC immediately pulled him aside and asked, “How do you feel? How was your day?”, to which Tissink responded, “This was the worst day of my life.” The MC laughed a bit uncomfortably … Read More

The Clymb – VIVOBAREFOOT

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After the VIVOBAREFOOT flash sale from Left Lane Sports it looks like VIVOBAREFOOT is dropping more of it’s stock on The Clymb.  This time, however, they have some different styles to offer.  It will only be running for 3 days and things are already beginning to sell out so move fast! The sale has some seriously marked down shoes including the … Read More

The Princess and the 4 mm Drop

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“Heel-toe drop” is a phrase thrown around a lot by minimalist shoe fans and manufacturers. It is defined as the height differential between the thickness of the sole of a shoe under the heel relative to the toe (typically reported in mm). For example, if the sole of a running shoe is 30 mm thick at the heel, and 20 mm … Read More

Marmot Sportswear and the Magic Wizard Fabric

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If Gandalf or Dumbledore were cold-weather runners, they would undoubtedly be wearing a Marmot jacket. Meagan received her Power Stretch Hoody for her birthday and I purchased my Variant Jacket during the after-Christmas sales at Fontana Sports. I don’t know what kind of wizardry Marmot uses on their coats, but apparently it has something to do with the Polartec Power … Read More

Sh*t Barefoot Runners Say

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Hey, I’m Barefoot Meagan! Steven Sashen from Invisible Shoes totally nailed it with this great new entry into the “Sh*t ____ Say” series. I thought it was too clever not to give it a permanent space on Technically Running. So, have you read Born to Run? MeaganMeagan is a geochemistry research lab manager, runner, Netflix binge-watcher, and Mom to a … Read More

Minimalist Wish-List

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A recent poll conducted by Footwear News named “Barefoot/minimalism” the Most Popular Trend of 2011. The same poll also gives credence to the notion that the minimalist movement is here to stay, as readers voted that “Barefoot/minimalism” would also be the Hot Trend of 2012. It’s very exciting to see how much the minimalist footwear movement has taken off in the … Read More