From the Toes of Colbert

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As I’m sure many of our followers noticed, we posted a picture of Stephen Colbert on our Facebook page on Friday of him wearing a pair of Vibram FiveFingers (specifically the EL-X model). Although a funny shot for Colbert, it was actually a pretty exciting moment for us minimalist runners. Regardless of the countless times our “fad” (as Runner’s World … Read More

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The Vibram Transition: Chapter 8 – Bone Marrow Edema & the Minimalist Transition

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Recently, one of our writers, Jason, forwarded me a story he found on Runner’s World regarding a study by Sarah Ridge et al. that was published in February 2013 in the medical journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.  The study is titled Foot Bone Marrow Edema after 10-week Transition to Minimalist Running Shoes.  Simply put, the study examines injury rates in … Read More

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SKORA Base (Women’s) Review

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Brand: SKORA Name: Base Color Options: Women’s – Blue/Yellow/Silver, Light blue; Men’s – Yellow, Black/Red, Silver Weight: 7.0 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: 9 mm stack height (13 mm with insole), adjustable X-strap system, Ortholite sockliner, REALFIT last offers anatomical fit Price: $110 Technorati Tags: barefoot running, minimalist running, natural running, run real, running shoes, shoe review, Skora, Skora Base, Skora Form

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The Vibram Transition: Chapter 7

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Every time I find myself looking over this series, I wonder if we should rename it to something like “minimalist” transition, but instead, we keep this name because there are many notable things that differentiate FiveFingers from the rest of the minimalist shoe lines.  So, I wanted to bring some attention to the differences between 5-toed shoes and single toe … Read More

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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

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Calf-ocalypse Now: Compression Sleeves and Socks

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For those of you who have only recently begun to read our posts, you may be asking yourself “what the heck is a calf-ocalypse?”  Calf-ocalypse is a term Meagan and I coined after our first foray into minimalist running.  I won’t go into vivid detail (check out Chapter 2 of our Vibram Transition series if you are interested) but the … Read More

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Sockwa G Series Review

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Brand: Sockwa Name: G Series Color Options: G3 – Olive, Black, Brown, Red all with Grey Sole G2 – Red, Columbia (light blue), Cobalt, Grey, Purple, Pink, Olive with Black Sole Weight: 2.4 oz (depending on size) Drop: omm from heel to toe Stack Height: 1.2mm Price: $50 Technorati Tags: barefoot running, barefoot shoes, minimalist running, minimalist shoes, shoe review, shoes, sockwa, sockwa g2, sockwa g3

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