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


My friend Nick Pang over at Minimalist Running Shoes is reporting from the floor of the Running Event for 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


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 […]