"Barefoot Running" and "Forefoot Strike" seem to be the key words for runners in 2009. In the last months an increasing number of articles has appeared on ... newspapers, blogs, forums with a common central theme: traditional running shoes promote a non-ideal running form and running barefoot is what we were created for.
When it comes to low arches, flat feet, motion control, the name everybody drops is Brooks Beast. Larger runners (above 200 lbs) with flat feet seem to be the people ... who get the better benefits from this shoes, and that replace them regularly every year with the new model. But what is it that makes the Beast the long-selling
Dick and Rick Hoyt are a father-and-son team from Massachusetts who together compete in marathon races (with a 2:40 personal best). And if they’re not in a ... marathon they are in a Ironman. It’s a remarkable record of exertion — all the more so when you consider that Rick can't walk or talk
RunKeeper is an iPhone application that enables you to use the built-in GPS in your iPhone 3G to track all of your outdoor fitness activities, including duration, ... distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and path traveled on a map. You can store all of your historical activities on the RunKeeper website and share
Running workouts are usually aimed at increasing your condition (you're never conditioned enough as a runner!) but spending some time in improving your form can ... actually help you run faster given the same level of condition. Or running as fast while feeling less fatigue
Knee pain, Shin splints, Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis are the most common running injuries. How to recognize the symptoms and how to timely react ...
Brooks announced the upcoming launch of the Green Silence racing flat shoe, constructed with less than half (48 percent) as many parts as comparable shoes. More ... than 75 percent of the 26 components have been recycled by consumers
Outdoor aficionados are familiar with GORE and its technologies: Gore-Tex, Gore-Tex XCR, Wind Stopper... In the next future, we will start seeing even more Gore, as ... the Newark (Delaware) based company has announced its intention to make footwear a key focus.
After generating quite some buzz, Nike finally launched the Lunarglide running shoe. The promise is to deliver a lightweight shoe with exceptional cushioning ... together with innovative aspects of stability - following up on the very good response of the Lunar Racer and the Lunar Trainer
Asics Gel Cumulus 11 Mens and Womens Running Shoes Review. Together with the Nimbus, the Asics Cumulus receives a tune-up for fall 2009 too. A few minor updates to ... the Asics Cumulus 10 with the idea of building on the success elements and improving a couple of shortfalls. Let's see how the shoe is in its latest installment
The Garmin Forerunner 305 is likely to be the best wrist-mounted GPS tracking device for runners and bikers, and - according to many - even better than its ... successor, the
New Balance is the only athletic shoe company still producing in the US and has created an online documentary film and marketing campaign to celebrate ...
The Wave Nirvana 5 is Mizuno's top of the line stability running shoe. Stiffer than the Wave Inspire 5, Mizuno put special attention into gender differentiation, ... developing a different midsole for the mens and the womens version.
Custom Fitness Now Helping to improve quality of life through fitness Run Fast HQ Providing advice and insight on how to run faster Fit Bottomed Girls The Fit ... Bottomed Girls don’t take anything too seriously—including fitness. Here, two regular girls share their trials, tribulations and adventures in staying fit to
First time running shoes buyer ? Before diving into our reviews, take a moment to read this running shoes buying guide. ...
We run in all the shoes we review, we don’t get any money from shoe companies. When we receive a test pair for review (unpaid) from a brand, we always state so ... in the review
What are the best running shoes for women? Women's bodies have different biomechanics than men's. We help you narrow down your choice for women running shoes ...
This test measures your body's ability to endure an aerobic effort for a prolonged period of time ...