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Shoe Choices

Many people’s shoe choices may be creating more of a problem than they solve.   Big, bulky shoes and orthotics not doing what people think they are and they are most likely creating problems you wouldn’t otherwise have. I hope the Details…

March 24, 2019
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Another Kick in the Pants for Kinesio Tape

For those who don’t know, Kinesio Tape is the colorful, stretchy tape that you see displayed on many athletes. The purported benefits are numerous, with each one being more imaginative than the former. Last year, I wrote a piece that Details…

July 2, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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A Quick Review of 3 Non-Traditional Shoes

Running shoes come in all sorts of different shapes and have different purposes. In this post, I will quickly review 3 wildly different types of shoes: The Hoka Bondi B 2, the Topo M-ST and the On-Running CloudRacer. Obviously, these Details…

Categories: Equipment
January 18, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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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

Merrell 2013 M-Connect Shoes Review

Running mechanics is a topic that is on my brain a bit too much; At the office where 70-80% of my patients are runners, when I’m writing blog/twitter posts, newsletters to my patients and most often when I’m actually running. Details…

Categories: Equipment
February 27, 2013
written by: concept168