Skora Fit: First Look

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I recently received a pair of Skora Fits, and wanted to give you an early look at them while I work on getting in enough mileage to write a full review. The Fit is the latest addition to the Skora line-up–it was introduced early this spring, and is priced at $94.95, making it the least expensive model Skora offers. My … Read More

Soft Star Moc3 RunAmoc Review

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Sandals, socks, and toe shoes are just some of the types of footwear I never thought I would go running in prior to our introduction to minimalist shoes (not to mention going completely barefoot).  Just two years later and I’m going out for runs in all of the above, and now I can add 2 mm thick running moccasins (Soft … Read More

SKORA CORE Review

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It’s been almost a a year and a half since Skora burst onto the minimalist scene with the release of their original models, the Base and Form, becoming what can only be described as the “luxury car” of the minimalist shoe world. From their inspired “Run Real” campaign, to the beautiful design and quality construction of the shoes themselves, it … Read More

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

SKORA Spring 2013 Collection

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Prepare yourselves for an exciting spring because, like most other shoe companies, SKORA has updated their line with some brand new color-ways and two brand new models, the CORE and the PHASE.  This brings SKORA (the Bentley, Apple, Rolex, or whatever-other-analogy-you-can-come-up-with-to-convey-a higher-level-of-class/design) up to a total of four models including last year’s FORM and BASE. Technorati Tags: minimalist running, minimalist shoes, … Read More

Why I Don’t Wear Minimalist Shoes

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When new acquaintances find out I run, and especially when they find out that I have run ultra marathons, I often get asked, “Do you wear those toe shoes?” I say no, although I do have a pair for walking around in. “I can’t wear them,” I say. “But my husband has a pair and he loves them.” I feel … Read More

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

New Balance Minimus Zero Review

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Brand: New Balance Name: Minimus Zero Color Options: Women’s – Teal w/ Black, Fluorescent Yellow, Black w/ Sky Blue, White w/ Silver & Berry, Silver w/ Yellow; Men’s – White w/ Blue & Yellow, Blue w/ Silver, Juniper (Green) w/ Yellow, Red w/ Black Weight: Women’s – 4.4 oz; Men’s – 6.4 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: Odor resistant, welded seams to prevent chafing, deconstructed REVlite … Read More