In usual fashion, The Maple Grove Barefoot Guy inspired this post. Christian writes about the need for strong hips/ass as a prerequisite to good running form. I couldn’t agree more.
I’m a huge fan of strength training for runners as a form of crosstraining. I have an entire section of my book dedicated to weight training, I routinely recommend programs like Kemme Fitness and Crossfit, and I even support Christian’s seemingly […]
I was mindlessly perusing Facebook this morning and I came across Christian’s post about Ohio’s law banning barefootedness in Federal buildings. I’m not going to go into the back story, so read his post to learn more. Since he’s a prosecutor, I was curious about his legal interpretation of the decision. I’m vaguely familiar with the Constitutionality of the decision based on my experiences as a government teacher, so his analysis wasn’t a surprise.
So our […]
It’s a slow news week, I’m suffering from writer’s block with the Squirrel Wipe project, and I’m sick of discussing Susan G. Komen. What am I to do? Disagree with Christian!
In his latest blog post, The Maple Grove barefoot Guy discussed the need to run often. His conclusion- we run too much.
As evidence, he points to the latest Lieberman study and something like 75% of the participants getting injured as evidence. The problem- the study was conducted on […]
A few posts ago, I wrote about creating a great blog. On the same day, The Maple Grove Barefoot Guy wrote about the same topic. We do that a lot. Anyway, Christian made a comment that I’ve been thinking about for the last two weeks:
“I’m going to be honest with you folks. You can do everything that all of the articles on this topic suggest and still be a lonely blogger in some dark corner of […]
This last weekend, I had the opportunity to hang out with The Maple Grove Barefoot Guy, Christian Peterson. You probably know him as the eight foot caped superhero that oozes awesomeness from every pore. At some point, we discussed the methods used to teach barefoot running. There’s a good chance this occurred after several beers as the exact nature of the conversation is a little fuzzy.
At any rate, Christian is a vocal critic of […]
Since we’ve been on the road, it’s been a little difficult to find time to write about our adventures. Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:
We crewed and paced for our friend Jeremiah Cataldo at the Burning River 100 miler. He finished in a blistering few minutes over 20 hours.
Vertical Runner, Ohio’s premiere running store and the place that hosted our local clinic, is offering 20% off all Merrell shoes until August […]
[The following review was written by BRU writer Christian Peterson. The shoes were provided by our friends at Planet Shoes, which offers an incredible selection of eco-friendly and minimalist shoes. If you’re shopping for new shoes, check them out! If you want to read more of Christian’s stuff, check out his blog The Maple Grove Barefoot Guy.]
Hello again BRU students. For those who don’t remember me, what the hell is wrong with you! I […]
Awesome Tip #3: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Now you may have read this far thinking that I’m just jumping up and down all day like Gene Simmons talking about running. Well I don’t. For one, I don’t own that many headbands. And I’m Swedish…our hair just doesn’t defy gravity […]