After the injury from my half marathon, I swore off running. Being a late-in-life, new-to-the-sport, runner, this wasn’t terribly hard for me. But I’m lacing up the running shoes again!! But this isn’t just any race, I’m racing for my dad who is well on his way to becoming a Spinal Champion! This past February, Dad had reconstructive [...]View Article
Actually I have no good excuse for why I’ve been MIA. Tons of incredibly blog worthy stuff has been happening in my life and I’ve just failed to post about them. I have chosen sleep and work over blogging. Yes, I know… “Bad blogger, bad.” [slaps herself on her hand] OK, I think I’ve been [...]View Article bicycle trips, bicycling, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Brooks Dyad, Cambridge, cycling, gourd art, gourds, MD, Potomac River Running, pumpkins, running, running shoes, shoe fitting, Terry Cycling, Wegmeyer Farms, Wild Goose Chase 2010
Barefoot running, in theory, will allow your feet to work in the completely opposite way, with the ball of the foot striking first and then rolling back to the heel acting as a shock absorber for the rest of your leg.
On a whim I decided to try these Vibram Five Fingers. Actually, I decided after having seen a guy wearing them at our County fair and he didn’t get beaten up. I figured if he can walk around the County fair in these crazy looking shoes, then I should be able to wear them in public and not have too many problems. After a single day of wearing them around I was 100% sold!View Article barefoot running, Fitness, Flyball, human evolution, running, running shoes, vibram five fingers