The Rise and Fall of Minimalist Running: Recommended Article in Lower Extremity Review

Vibram Komodo

Quick heads up – I was interviewed a few months ago for an article that was recently published in Lower Extremity Review. Titled “The Rise and Fall of Minimalist Running,” the article takes what I feel is a pretty balanced look at what we have learned over the past few years as a result of […]

This Week in Runblogging: September 15 to 21 2014

adidas Adios Boost 2

This week I reviewed the adidas Adios Boost 2. Version 1 of the adios Boost was one of my favorite shoes from last year – it provided a smooth, responsive ride that was capable of handling a variety of distances and speeds. I’m a fan of the Boost midsole material as if provides a soft, […]

Spaulding Rehab in Boston is Looking for Barefoot/Minimalist Runners for a Research Study

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Last Fall I traveled down to Boston to visit the Spaulding National Running Center. Spaulding is both a rehab and research center, and while I was there they mentioned that they were trying to recruit barefoot and minimalist runners to participate in some of their research studies. I was recently contacted again by Spaulding and […]

Salomon 2015 Shoe Previews: S-Lab Sense Ultra 4 and S-Lab X-Series

Salomon Sense 4 Ultra

Next up in the 2015 running shoe preview series via Runningshoes.com is Salomon. The two shoes we’ll take a look at here are the S-Lab Sense Ultra 4 and the S-Lab X-series. Salomon S-Lab Sense 4 Ultra I just recently reviewed the Salomon Sense 3 Ultra - one of my favorite shoes of the year so […]

adidas Adios Boost 2 Review: Same Great Ride, Different Fit

adidas Adios Boost 2

The Adios is adidas’ distance racing flat. It’s a shoe that can be found on the feet of many of the top elite adidas sponsored marathoners, and last year they released a version with a midsole composed of their recently introduced Boost material. I’d heard a lot of positive praise for the shoe from friends, […]

This Week in Runblogging: September 8 to 14 2014

Newton BoCo Sol

I finally wrote up my review of the Hoka Clifton this week, and I have to say that the experience of running in the shoe was an interesting and thought provoking one. Even if the shoe wasn’t the best match for me, it’s one to look at if you want a lightweight shoe with max […]

Biggest Drawback of the Apple Sport Watch For Runners: No On-Board GPS

Apple Sport Watch Heart Rate

The big news yesterday was Apple’s announcement of two new iPhones as well as the Apple Watch. Like most people, I’ve been eagerly anticipating the announcement of the Watch since rumors have consistently hinted at a slew of fitness-related features. Done well, the watch had the potential to be a game changer in the fitness […]

Saucony Shoe Previews: Breakthru, Zealot, Mirage 5, and Peregrine 5

Saucony Breakthru

A few weeks ago I posted a preview of some 2015 shoe releases from Asics, this week we’ll take a look at some new shoes on the way from Saucony. All of the videos below were produced by Runningshoes.com at the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Show -you can find their Youtube channel here. Saucony Breakthru This video is […]

Hoka Clifton Running Shoe Review

Hoka Clifton Heel

One of the great things about the running shoe market right now is that there is a huge diversity of footwear options available. From minimal to maximal, and everything in between, there is most likely something out there that will meet your personal preferences/needs. As a more minimally oriented runner, I’ve held off for a […]

Two Weeks in Runblogging: August 25 to September 7 2014

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Last weekend was the Labor Day Holiday weekend here in the US so I did not do a weekly roundup. As such, we’ll be covering two weeks worth of posts here. Runblogger Posts From the Past Two Weeks Ultra Race Report: Gratitude and Distillation at the Bighorn 100 Trail Run September 4, 2014- Guest post […]