Merrell M-Connect Series Review

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When Merrell first asked us to review the M-Connect Series running shoes and apparel, we were thrilled because our previous experiences with Merrell have always been very positive.  The Merrell M-Connect Series is the company’s rebranding effort and update to their barefoot line.  As you might recall in my Flux Glove review post, I mentioned how confusing their naming scheme is, but … 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. Steve Ankney Steve is an Executive … 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

“Bare” Feet on the Red Carpet

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At last year’s Academy Awards, Shailene Woodley caused a stir by wearing her black Vibram FiveFingers Classics (RIP) to an after party. Many people were shocked that she would ditch her designer heels and choose the comfort (and, yes, odd looks) of a barefoot-feel shoe, but we at Technically Running said, “More power to her!” Heels and traditional men’s dress … Read More

New Balance Minimus Zero Review

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New Balance Minimus Zero 8

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

Merrell Flux Glove Sport Review

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Merell Flux Glove 8

Brand: Merrell Name: Barefoot Train Flux Glove Sport Color Options: Men Only – Black/Light Firefly, Boulder Vibrant Orange, Wild Dove/Silver, Saffron Castle Rock, Apollo/Vibrant Orange (pictured) Weight: 6.8oz per shoe (13.6oz per pair) Drop: 0mm Other: 4mm compression molded EVA midsole cushion Price: $100 Steve Ankney Steve is an Executive Recruiter at Robert Half Executive Search in Madison, WI with a business degree in Information Systems and … Read More

Topo Athletic

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Heads up, readers, Tony Post is back in the shoe game!  Before I get ahead of myself, though, and in case you aren’t aware, Tony Post is the original CEO/President/Founder of the Vibram FiveFingers running shoes.  Back in July of 2012, Tony made the seemingly spontaneous decision to step down as CEO, and, at the time, he didn’t offer up … Read More