Monthly Archives: March 2011

My First Barefoot Run of the Spring

Last week saw some warmth and sun….and finally I could take the first running steps without shoes.  My feet were a little tender so stayed on a soft grass surface.  Carried my extremely light Kigo Edge shoes so I could switch … Continue reading

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Transition to Minimalism

I’m often asked to advise on how to get in less shoe….well here are some guidelines: How to Transition to More Minimal Shoes….What’s Right for You? Mark Cucuzzella MD, Two Rivers Treads, http://www.trtreads.org A  great question and one we get … Continue reading

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James Enlightens a Running Store Employee

James in Bold Face Italics….”Runner” regular text (name removed for privacy) A long but insightful read. James, So, as I was working at the run shop today, a very solid and seasoned runner, a doctor no less, said to me, … Continue reading

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Dashing Through the Snow…and laughing all the way

    One of the greatest pleasures in winter is going outside and touching the snow in a “gear free” state.  This picture is from a snow shoe and XC ski path at Copper Mountain Colorado. With a perfect pair … Continue reading

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London meets Shepherdstown in the Quest for the Perfect Kids shoe

London and Shepherdstown Unite in the Quest for the Perfect Child’s Shoe  (Published in Shepherdstown Chronicle Feb 28th) Clarence Darrow made this statement during the 1920’s: “Chase after the truth like all hell and you’ll free yourself, even though you … Continue reading

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Think you know your show size….maybe not.

Here is a post I shared with http://www.toesalad.com.  The majority of runners do not size their shoes properly.  enjoy. http://www.toesalad.com/articles/proper-fit-and-finding-whats-best-for-you

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Plantar Fasciitis…the solution

Here is a link to a blog i posted on http://www.toesalad.com.  A site for all things minimalist.  Read and fix the plantar fascia problem forever by strengthening the foot….not bracing it. http://www.toesalad.com/articles/plantar-fasciitis

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