The Vibram Transition: Chapter 1

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Minimalist running is currently making a big splash in the running world, and has been met with a significant amount of both positive and negative feedback. The minimalist running movement is about running in a more natural way, and stems from the belief that human feet are built to run, without the help of heavily-padded running shoes.  Some people run … Read More

Photo Finish

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Just received an email the other day reminding me that “Time is running out to order race photos!” from the organizers of a 10k race that we did at the end of October. It prompted me to jot down a few quick thoughts about my first experience with race photos and share them with you. Initially, when we signed up for … Read More

I’ve Run Everywhere, Man.

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OK, so maybe Johnny Cash wasn’t doing too much running in all of those cities he sings about, but sometimes I feel like I might be able to give him a run for his money in terms of the amount of traveling I do! As a graduate student, I often find myself spending significant stretches of time on the road. … Read More

Does Withings Weigh Up?

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The short answer is yes, it does! However, I’d now like to give you a more in-depth explanation as to why the WiFi Body Scale by Withings is an investment every health conscious person should consider. We landed on this scale after shopping both in stores and online, and quickly realizing that scales, frankly, suck!  The only scale we found that … Read More

All I Want for Christmas is my Two Fast Feet

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Runner's Christmas

Shopping for people around the holidays can be very difficult, so we’ve compiled a list of things that might light up your favorite runner’s face or give you some ideas as to what you might like to see under the tree on Christmas morning.  We won’t be doing an in-depth review of these items until later posts, but if you … Read More

Fitbit[s] & Pieces

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Good things do come in small packages!

Get ready for a lot of Fitbit Ultra love, readers! After our less-than-satisfying experience with the Jawbone UP, I was eager to try another activity tracker, as, at the very least, the UP managed to peak my interest in tracking my daily activities. Enter the Fitbit Ultra Wireless Activity Tracker. Since purchasing my Fitbit Ultra about two weeks ago, I have fallen … Read More

Cold-weather Running

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18" of snow in one night? Maybe not the best time to go for a run.

Happy Thanksgiving, fellow runners! This winter is our first foray into cold-weather running, so I wanted to share some quick thoughts on our experience and the gear we’ve been using before I slip into a tryptophan-induced coma. We all know how difficult it can be to motivate yourself to run sometimes, even on those days with perfect weather. This was … Read More

[On The Road] Other Toes and Getting Fit

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Adidas Adipure

While in Columbus, OH, over the weekend for a friend’s wedding, we ran into a few things that I wanted to share. Other Toes Meagan and I had a moment to check out the Finish Line shoe store before grabbing my tuxedo. As we walked in, we were greeted by two surprises. First, was the Adidas Adipure Trainer. The Adipure … Read More