Running Wired or Wireless

Steve AnkneyGeneral2 Comments

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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

Merrell Embark Glove Review

Steve AnkneyReviews, Shoe Reviews3 Comments

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Brand: Merrell Name: Men’s Barefoot-Train Embark Glove – GORE-TEX® Color Options: 4 – Deep Olive/Kryptonite, Black/Olympia Blue, Castle Rock/Adventure Yellow, Castle Rock/Dark Cheddar Weight: 9.2 oz (1/2 pair) (varies with size) Drop: 0mm ball to heel Other: GORE-TEX® lining (waterproof), Vibram® Trail Glove sole Price: $170.00 Steve Ankney Steve is an Executive Recruiter at Robert Half Executive Search in Madison, WI with a … Read More

Sh*t Barefoot Runners Say

MeaganGeneral0 Comments

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? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPdb7ZDJKS4 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid … Read More

Minimalist Wish-List

MeaganGeneral2 Comments

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

The Vibram Transition: Chapter 4

MeaganGeneral, Vibram Transition6 Comments

One of the most striking transformations that took place during our transition into and continued use of Vibram FiveFingers was that of our feet. Before I began running in FiveFingers, I don’t think I ever put much thought into just how different one person’s feet are from another’s or what the natural form of the foot should be. Transitioning into … Read More