Review of the Nike Free 3.0 as a Transitional Minimalist Shoe

Nike Free 3.0 – 2nd Generation (Update 5/23/2013: The Nike Free 3.0 is now in version 5, you can read my review of the Nike Free 3.0 v5 here) About a month ago I wrote a series of posts in which I was critical of the newest member of Nike’s Free line of minimalist running […]

Nike ACG Sneakerboat II – First Impressions

A few days ago I wrote a post about a new shoe that Nike had released called the Nike Sneakerboat II. It’s basically a water shoe/aqua sock that I thought looked like it might have some potential as a minimalist running shoe. Well, I went ahead and bought a pair of Sneakerboat II’s (only cost […]

Nike Free 3.0 Review – Nike’s Answer to Simulating Barefoot Running

I broke the following running commandment today: Thou shalt not wear new shoes on a 20-mile run. As generally happens when a commandment is broken, the wrath of the running gods was showered down upon me. Emboldened by my experience this weekend running 4 and then 7 miles in Maine in my new Nike Free […]