Category Archives: Barefoot running

Barefooting it and Refocusing the Goals

here’s a quick and dirty (emphasis on the dirty part) rundown of the last couple days of training. On Sunday, I ran about a quarter mile barefoot, then about a mile and a half in vibrams. This was my longest … Continue reading

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Still on my Grind 24/7/365: Running News and a New Doctor

Well, college got crazy for awhile (I had a paper or presentation due almost every day for 3-4 weeks) so I haven’t been able to update this magnificent blog in awhile. So here’s what’s been going on as far as … Continue reading

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Classic

I’ve been in a holding pattern lately. Half mile run, then 15-20 minutes on the bike. The lack of distance is a bummer, but  I made another breakthrough with my stride today. I was experiencing pain right behind my fourth … Continue reading

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Taking a Different Approach

I’ve been into the whole “minimalist running” thing ever since I started wearing the various incarnations of the Nike Free exclusively about two years ago. I worked my way down to the 3.0 model, which is very light and feels … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Two Kinds of Pain

Today, the area where I previously had a stress fracture (right on the 4th metacarpal) was hurting all day on both feet. Thus, I was confronted with the age-old question that countless runners have faced: to tough it out and … Continue reading

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