Yearly Archives : 2013

Is This a Good Shoe for Me?

   Imagine you’re back in high school chemistry. You take 5 units of compound A and mix it with 5 units of compound B. You knew exactly what chemical reaction you were going to get. Unfortunately, the consistency that exists Details…

Categories: Equipment
October 22, 2013
written by: Kevin Maggs

The Great Shoe Pendulum

Part I – Minimalist Shoes Get a Thick Skin   Pendulums tend to swing back and forth and when you reach one extreme, you can be sure that it will head the other way.  The running shoe industry is no Details…

Categories: Equipment
August 18, 2013
written by: Kevin Maggs

Does Running Ruin Your Knees?

  Most of the group of guys that I tend to golf with know that I run quite a bit and occasionally, some comments are made.  Last week, one of them got a very serious tone (which is a rare Details…

Categories: Biomechanics
August 6, 2013
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Examining a New Study: Pronation Not Linked to Injuries

“So doc, what kind of running shoe should I be in?”   A seemingly straightforward and innocuous question, but one that will take much longer than most people’s attention spans will last.  This blog post examines a new study talking Details…

Categories: Biomechanics
June 17, 2013
written by: Kevin Maggs
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