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  • Asics Gel Hyper Speed 6 Review
    Asics Gel Hyper Speed 6 Review The Good Review by Peter Stuart @theloudmouse This shoe is a barely there, light fast racing flat. It disappears on my foot and feels better the faster I lean into it. The upper is super minimal, but holds my foot steady and feels secure. The... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-08-02
  • Shoe Review – Hoka Huaka
    Hoka always has funny names for their shoe models.  This new one is no exception.  It is not pronounced "Who-A-Ka", but rather "Waaka".  So lets just get this out of the way right now:Photo Credit - Muppet.Wikia.comWaaka Waaka Waaka!!!  There.  You were all thinking it, now I've just said it. ... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-08-02
  • Maintain Running Cadence Under Fatigue on Race Day
    There are so many sources out there providing the standard technique advice of increasing running cadence (stride frequency) to help stop athletes from over striding, and amongst other things helping to increase in limb stiffness. Many of these sources suggest 180 strides per minute as being a good rule of... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-07-31
  • 5 Ways to Fix Your Running Injuries Using Mindful Movement
    As runners we pride ourselves on being fairly resilient creatures, which makes it all the more difficult when we find ourselves having to accept the fact that a niggle we’ve been trying to ignore has reached such intensity or duration that we have no choice but to seek help from... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-07-31
  • How to Balance Being a Mother, Working Full-Time and Running Your Best: An Interview With Carrie Dimoff
    Interviews with elite runners are great, but they can be difficult to relate to. Of course you’d do all the strength work, get more sleep, and run more miles if you had the time. So let’s talk to someone who shares a lot of the same struggles you do –... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-07-30
  • “Pushing Through the Ball” Cue for Active Stance in Running Gait
    Earlier today I found a useful video from John Foster at describing and giving the rationale for a simple running technique cue: “Push through The Ball” …which is very different to landing on the ball of the foot. We’re not talking about contact pattern here. In his accompanying blog... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-07-21
  • Long Distance Running Technique Cues
    The Skill of Running Slowly With Great Form Recently I’ve been working with a real influx of Ultra runners, and athletes looking to progress to longer distance challenges (both running and triathlon) as well as those of course wanting to perform better over tried and tested distances. Given the nature... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-07-18
  • Want to win a sprint in the Tour de France? – here’s what it takes
    Power-to-weight ratio is all the buzz in cycling. Its been observed that certain “essential” numbers allow you to ride with a specific caliber of rider. For example, we’ve seen that top riders in the GC produce around 6.0 watts/kilo for sustained efforts of around 30 min. Well, Sprints are different.... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-07-15
  • Running Gait Re-Education for Injury Rehab & Performance
    We all want to run faster – right? Typically we as a running community often use words like efficient and economical to describe what we perceive to be great running biomechanics, whether the variables in question are technique related, footwear based or other. From a biomechanical point of view, we can... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-07-05
  • New Balance MT110v2 shoe review
    Regular readers of this blog will know that I have had a love affair with the original NB MT110.  It was one of the most anticipated trail shoe and in most ways it didn't dissapoint.  It was an industry leader for a lightweight trail shoe and it is common knowledge... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-07-04
  • The North Face S/S’14 Running Gear Review
    Wearing my TNF gear, yo. Introduction As much as I love reviewing shoes, I really like reviewing running apparel. You can have the most amazing shoes on your feet when you go out for a run, but if the apparel doesn’t feel right it can still make for a pretty... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-07-01
  • Skora Running Sale
    Quick reminder, folks! From June 25 to June 30, get 25% OFF all Skora Running shoes! Free shipping on orders over $90 + Bonus FREE Gift Card Offer. Click here for more details:  These are the shoes I've been running and racing in lately. I've put a lot of miles on the... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-29
  • Have 4 minutes? I tell Running Times how to improve your balance quick
    Balance is not static, its dynamic. And its best done in small doses throughout the day. And if you want a simple exercise that you can even do at work while you aren’t paying attention to your conference call, check out what I told Running Times here.  ... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-27
  • Swimming Tips? there’s more to it than just more yards
    Swimmers are fit. But so are other athletes. So why is it so hard for non-swimmers to be come proficient swimmers? Water is 10 times more dense than air. And moving through it efficiently requires finesse and excellent body position. Check out 7 Great tips for Swimmers from Men’s Health.... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-26
  • The Atlantic: Why aren’t running shoes preventing running injuries?
    Simple: there are lots of good shoes out there, and lot of them have a purpose….or rather a reason to be there.   But let’s be clear. Shoes don’t run. Runners run. And shoes are just part of the equipment that runners use to achieve their goal. The industry has... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-26
  • Newton Gravity III Review
    Pic courtesy of Intro- We here at Vagabond are really big fans of Newton Shoes (see our review of the BoCo AT, MV3 and Energy NR). While we are generally skeptical when it comes to new shoe technology, The Newton line up is one we've come to really believe... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-26
  • Running Gait Re-Education in the Evidence Based Rehab of Patellofemoral Pain
    Recently, my colleague and friend Tom Goom shared an excellent graphic on the pros and cons of running gait re-education. Source: Tom Goom This spurred me to write this short piece on what we currently know and what is missing with regards to running gait re-education in my specialist field, patellofemoral... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-20
  • Altra Olympus Shoe Review
    Altra OlympusAt the end of my last post I listed a few shoes that I need to review and asked if anybody had a preference for which I should do first.  It was a tie between the Altra Olympus and the New Balance MT110V2.  So here is the first of... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-06-18
  • Male Age Group Triathletes: Running Form Comparison
    Earlier today while coaching our weekly Oregon Circuits session here in Norwich, I used the Ubersense App on my iPhone to capture some interesting running footage. I managed to quickly record some contrasting examples of running technique in two of our regulars. I wasn’t planning on getting the camera out, but I wanted to post a... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-16
  • Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review
    Pic from The Wave Rider is Mizuno's flagship model. The Mizuno Wave Rider 17 is most traditional road trainer we at Vagabond Running Blog have reviewed. Even though we generally prefer shoes on the more minimal end of the spectrum we were very excited when Mizuno provided these shoes... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-07