Top 5 Trail Running Shoes of 2012: List by Ultrarunner Nate Sanel

A few weeks back I suggested that my friend Nate Sanel put together a list of his top five trail shoes of 2012. I’ve written about Nate before here on Runblogger, and in the coming year I hope to feature him as a regular contributor on topics related to trail and ultrarunning (including trail shoe […]

Altra One, Altra 3-Sum, and Mizuno Universe 5: New Shoes Revealed at the Running Event

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My friend Nick Pang over at Minimalist Running Shoes is reporting from the floor of the Running Event for Examiner.com. In his Day One roundup he posted a few photos of new shoes from Altra and Mizuno. First, the Altra One, which Nick describes as a “fast, light, cushioned, do-it-all performance shoe:” Next, the Altra […]

Mo Farah and Galen Rupp: Relaxed Running Form on the Treadmill

I was recently interviewed by Runner’s World for an article about form and injuries, and in an email exchange with an editor at the magazine I received a link to the following video. The video is by Hydroworx, and shows some footage of Mo Farah and Galen Rupp on treadmills at the Nike complex. Nice […]

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone: Yoga, Running and Life

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I never thought I’d say this, but I went to a yoga class today. A real yoga class, with mats and music and mantra chanting and sweat and everything you’d imagine would come along with doing yoga in a studio. You see, my wife Erin is a yoga instructor and has been a yogini for […]