Some random news:
I recently began writing a four-part series about barefoot running for Compertitor.com. It’s always fun to reach a new audience. Feel free to help out a fellow barefoot runner and share the story far and wide.
Merrell Early Feedback
Merrell released their new shoes to a few local stores. So far, the feedback has been incredible! Many people have been emailing me to confirm my reviews were spot-on. These shoes really will revolutionize the Read More...
Winter sucks. Nothing saps my motivation like the combination of cold and darkness. I should be rigorously training for Western States. Instead, I have been lazily lounging around inventing excuses to avoid physical activity. Over the last two weeks I’ve run a total of seven miles. Since that training volume won’t help me get to the finish line in Auburn, I decided to do something radical to jump-start my motivation.
Enter The Nine Day Trifecta Plunge. Read More...
Most runners avoid ice. They run around it. They wear YakTrax. They stud their shoes. They move to warmer climates. Whatever.
Why do they avoid it? Running on ice is hard. It’s scary. There’s a chance you could fall and seriously hurt yourself. It’s too bad. Ice is one of the best coaching tools available… assuming you don’t run in huge cushioned foot coffins that promote a hard heel-first foot strike.
Why is ice such Read More...