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Shaky science for shoes and soles
Barefoot running

Shaky science for shoes and soles

Bare feet, Vibram five-fingers, racing flats or motion control shoes? By now almost every runner is aware of the increasingly heated debate over how much shoe cushion, heel-to-toe drop and structure are ideal. The medical, scientific and running communities┬ácomprise both die-hard barefoot and shod running advocates; yet presently, support for both sides of the argument … Continue reading

Sports drinks: Performance aid or propaganda?
Nutrition

Sports drinks: Performance aid or propaganda?

Browsing Google scholar, trying to select the perfect article for this inaugural post, I became quickly overwhelmed by the wealth of research┬ánot┬ábeing communicated to the running community. If I wasn’t also happily consumed with studying brains and memory (and if dropping out of grad school were an option), I would gladly devote myself to sharing … Continue reading