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  • Oct 15, 2020
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How to start running barefoot

Which came first? Running or running shoes? Well, the answer to that is much easier than trying to answer the chicken and egg question. Obviously, humans have been running for much longer than running shoes have existed. Contrary to what many might believe, some of the world’s fastest runners prefer to run without the constraints […]

  • Jul 14, 2020
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A guide to choosing running shorts

Running is an athletic experience that almost anyone can participate in. It doesn’t matter if you’re fit or out-of-shape, old or young, rich or poor. As mentioned in an earlier post, running is part of the human design. We are made to run. For many folks, the biggest “hurdle” getting in the way of launching […]

  • Apr 2, 2020
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Run For Your Life

According to articles published in Discover Magazine, National Geographic, and the New York Times, humans evolved to run.  “The sense of distance running being crazy is something new to late-20th-century America,” the New York Times once printed.  “It’s only recently that running has become associated with pain and injury.” A 2007 University of Utah study […]

  • Feb 10, 2017
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How to Clean Running Shoes

The Basics Let’s first clear the air by answering the question most will first ask. No, unfortunately the washing machine is the worst method in cleaning shoes. It can tear the construction and alter the structure of the shoe. The washing machine will destroy the shock absorption fibers and EVA foam in the mid-sole. This […]

  • Feb 10, 2017
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Incorporate Hill Running in your Training

Hill running has a strengthening effect as well as boosting your athlete’s power and is ideal for those athletes who depend on high running speeds – football, rugby, basketball, cricket players and even runners. To reduce the possibility of injury hill training should be conducted once the athlete has a good solid base of strength […]