minimal shoes: an overview

on my shoe rack (l to r): Vibram Five Fingers Bikila, Merrel Trail Glove, Vivo Barefoot (model unknown) I have written a fair bit about minimal shoes over the years here, here and here on this blog. I have worn the above three pairs as my day to day shoes (Luckily I work in an officeContinue reading “minimal shoes: an overview”

The Impossible Road

Any running store worth its pepper will tell you that the Asics Kayano and the Saucony Kinvara have nothing in common. In fact they are pretty much at polar opposites of the footwear spectrum. Saucony Kinvara The Kayano (now in model 17) is the top of the range stability shoe with lots of cushioning. I startedContinue reading “The Impossible Road”

ten toes – ok 5 fingers – first run

Yes, yes I too have fallen into the fashion trap and bought a pair of Vibram Five fingers from Drifters Xtreme. I certainly hope this purchase does not remain a fashion accesory but hopefully improves my running. I have been wearing them for a good few weeks now and have been amazed how comfortable theyContinue reading “ten toes – ok 5 fingers – first run”