Author: TJepster

Skora Running released a teaser shot on the company’s Facebook page of their upcoming laceless minimal running shoe. Photo and comments indicate this is an early pullover (aka upper sample). LINK: http://on.fb.me/ffQs1L

Skora, a minimalist footwear startup, is seeking a social media intern/volunteer. To learn about this opportunity please visit: http://skorarunning.com/intern/

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel examines the barefoot running movement; When the Emmy®-winning shoe returns May 18, exclusively on HBO. REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL presents more enterprising features and reporting when its 158th edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, MAY 18 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT & 9:00 p.m. CT), exclusively…

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June 2009 retail figures* are showing that: ‘Motion Control’ shoe sales fell 13%, ‘Stability’ shoe sales fell 2%, while ‘Neutral’ cushioned running shoe sales increased by 16%. I think this is much more than seasonal trend, it’s proof that consumers and runners alike are searching for shoes that are ‘less‘ rather…

I find it amusing yet disturbing how mainstream running footwear brands try to enforce their belief that there’s something wrong with your body. Somehow you’re born with deficiencies that prevent you to run, thanks to running shoes a remedy was found. Too funny!

ESPN recently conducted an informal poll asking: “A recent theory in the running world proposes that running without shoes is better for you. Would you consider running barefoot?” The result? The average from coast-to-coast shows 34% would give it a try… Below are the results from over 6,000 respondents across…

Baring your Sole

Image courtesy mikebaird Original post by STEVE KILGALLON – Sunday Star Times Thirty years ago, the modern running shoe was invented. Since then, running-related injuries have risen. And so a growing movement of runners are taking to the streets barefoot. Perhaps no man has had more positive influence upon running than…

Original post: good.is by Peter Smith There’s a bumper crop of new documentaries examining America’s food system. Here’s a sampler. The slurping of ramen in Tampopo makes me want to run out to the noodle bar. Mario’s Italian food in Mostly Martha turns even humble, dried pasta into something sensuous…

Image courtesy Remember when you were a kid? You raced around the playground or the yard for hours at a time, somehow managing not to hurt yourself despite your lack of $150 running shoes and custom-made $400 orthotic inserts. There’s a growing sense in many quarters that your childhood impulse…