The Influence of Minimalism on Trail Running Shoes: Interesting Article in Footwear Insight Magazine

imageQuick post to direct you to an interesting article in the Sept/Oct 2012 issue of Footwear Insight.The article interviews reps from a variety of shoe companies on recent trends in trail running footwear. Among the topics covered are the rise of bright colors, the influence of minimalism on trail shoe design, and whether there market is over-saturated by brands and shoes right now.

Check out the article here: http://digital.turn-page.com/i/83857/23

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This post was authored by Peter Larson. Pete is a recovering academic who currently works as an exercise physiologist, running coach, and writer. He's also a father of three and a fanatical runner with a bit of a shoe obsession. In addition to writing and editing this site, he is co-author of the book Tread Lightly, and writes a personal blog called The Blogologist. Follow Pete on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and via email.

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  1. I love the bright colors. Over-saturation is a good thing. More choices, more competition, cheaper prices. Actually…that’s not true. Shoe prices seem to actually be rising by quite a bit…

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