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Barefoot Running Magazine - Issue 13 is out! Are you in it?
The Autumn/Winter issue of the magazine is finally ready! (Their words, not mine.)
Check out the Society on pages 161 to 163!
Thank you to Barefoot Running UK for including us, and to everyone who contributed to the report.
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Half-Marathon in Philadelphia
Be warned it's a long read, but hey, I had to run 13.1 miles.
I stand with my back against some temporary fence. Darkness is giving way. It’s not terribly cold, but chilly enough when wearing a thin tech tee shirt, a kilt, a knit cap, tube socks converted into arm warmers, 2 pairs of cheap Dollar Store gloves, compression sleeves over the calf muscles, toe socks and a worn-out pair of Xeros. The Xeros in fact have some duct tape patches in order to protect the toe socks from unnecessary friction. 5 more minutes and I will remove the Xeros and toe socks.
I look around behind me. The Philadelphia Art Museum is impressive, maybe because I’m too close, having been herded into the purple corral. When registering for the half at the Philadelphia Marathon, I was...
How Much Does Shoe Weight Affect Performance?
By Dr. Jack Daniels
As a matter of fact I did the original research on shoe-weight factor, when I was working for Nike in the early 1980s and our research was presented at the World Congress of Sports Medicine in Vienna in the early 1980s. We found adding 100 grams to the shoe increased the aerobic demand of running by 1%. Now 100 grams is about 3.5274 ounces, so each ounce changes the cost of running about 0.2835% To continue reading, please visit: http://runsmartproject.com/coaching/2012/02/06/how-much-does-shoe-weight-affect-performance/
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