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Wearing Running Shoes While Weightlifting Can Kill Your Strength Gains

Next time you head into a Globo Gym-style commercial gym, take a look around and check out the footwear your fellow gym goers are sporting. Chances ar...

Settling the Fitness Controversy of Barefoot Running

When Vibram FiveFingers shoes hit the market over a decade ago, they kicked off a trend with far-reaching consequences – barefoot running – and despite...

Why Weak Feet and Ankles Can Ruin Your Strength and Speed (And How to Fix Them)

Let's face it: You never train your feet or ankles. That's not necessarily your fault, since the vast majority of training programs don't include foot...

How to Choose the Best Running Shoe for Yourself

Unlike most team sports, cross country is the one sport where you need very little gear or equipment. However, one of the few and most important pieces...

Under Armour Introduces the SpeedForm Apollo Running Shoe

In its Spring 2014 product line, Under Armour is taking its running footwear a step further with the redesigned SpeedForm Apollo running shoe, which...

3 Things You Must Do Before Trying Minimalist Running Shoes

Many avid and recreational runners alike have shifted their preferred footwear from standard running shoes to minimalist shoes. Although minimalist ...

Why Barefoot Training Improves Performance

In recent years, many athletes have begun barefoot training. Previously, the thought of walking around the weight room without shoes was beyond the ...

What Athletes Need to Know About Barefoot Running

It looks like the barefoot running craze is here to stay. Carving out a niche in pop culture, minimalist running has won the hearts and minds of r...

Footwear Feature: Brooks PureGrit

If you've ever run trails, you understand that comfort and protection are prerequisites for a safe trip on uneven terrain. Fortunately, Brooks PureP...

Lace Up the New Balance Minimus 1010 Trail for a Barefoot Running Experience

As the barefoot running phenomenon continues to gain momentum, running shoe companies are faced with a simple choice: adapt or die. Adapting to the ...