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

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New Balance Minimus Commercial

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Over the weekend, while Meagan and I were enjoying our normal Saturday morning TV show marathon on Hulu, we came across a gem of a commercial from New Balance.  We were thrilled to see the first (at least the first we’ve seen) minimalist shoe commercial to finally hit the air.  It is great to see that New Balance is putting so much … Read More

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New Balance Minimus WT 20 Review

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Brand: New Balance Name: Minimus Trail Color Options: Orange/beige, Gray/gray, Black/periwinkle, black/pink, different beige/orange, black/gray, black/teal, blue/white, black/yellow/bright blue Weight: 5.5oz, probably dependent upon shoe size. Drop: 4mm from heel to toe. Other: Comes in WT10 or WT20. The WT20 has a slightly modified upper and less of a “toe spring”. Comes sporting a sole by Vibram. Price: $99.99 Technorati Tags: … Read More

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The Princess and the 4 mm Drop

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“Heel-toe drop” is a phrase thrown around a lot by minimalist shoe fans and manufacturers. It is defined as the height differential between the thickness of the sole of a shoe under the heel relative to the toe (typically reported in mm). For example, if the sole of a running shoe is 30 mm thick at the heel, and 20 mm … Read More

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Sketchy Skechers

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When I was finishing up some last-minute Christmas shopping last week, I was surprised to come across the advertisement featured on the right. It seems that the increased attention and interest being paid to the minimalist running movement has prompted even Skechers to come out with their own version of a minimalist shoe: the Skechers GORun. The shoe appears, at … Read More

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Staying Warm and Staying Minimal

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For those of you who run in Vibram FiveFingers, and, like Meagan and I, are going to attempt to brave the great outdoors this winter by continuing to run outside, this post is for you! Yesterday was a bit of a reality check for both Meagan and I when we headed to Milwaukee to lock down a DJ for our … Read More

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