Barefoot running: How Humans Ran Comfortably & Safely Before the Invention of Shoes

Barefoot running is hardly a new sport.  Think about it: humans have been running for millions of years.  The modern running shoe was not invented until the 1970s.  Today’s running shoes address a laundry list of physical traits, abnormalities, etc,…

To Pedicure or Not To Pedicure: A Runner’s Dilemma

I think when I first started running barefoot (and by barefoot, I mean in Vibrams) and was doing research and reading blogs about it, I came across a lot of articles about barefoot runners comparing how dirty their feet get.…

Shoe Review: Merrell’s Mix Master 2

Merrell has recently released the Mix Master 2, an answer to those of us that want to either transition into barefoot running or just take one step towards it. Let’s get one thing straight: the Mix Master 2 is light. In…