Trial Run!

Warning! If you don’t care about running, you may want to stop reading…now. Okay, confession time: those Merrell shoes below were not the only ones I ordered. Since Zappos has free return shipping, I like to pick out a few pairs, try them on, and then send back the rejects. This is an imperfect system, […]


I recently finished “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall, and have been looking further into the ‘barefoot’ running phenomenon. Chris claims that nearly all our running injuries are caused by super-cushioned running shoes, and that the closer we are to barefoot, the more our form will improve. Apparently we are meant to land on our […]