Barefoot running was one of the most talked about trends in the running industry last year. From the bestselling book Born To Run, to the explosive growth of the Vibram Five Fingers, runners everywhere seem to be talking about barefoot running. Well, the buzz about barefoot running is about to hit a fever pitch. As we’ve […]
They’re coming, and we’re getting excited! TERRA MOMENTUS=MOMENTUM MEN’S off-road TRAINER WEIGHT: 11.2 oz SIZE: 6-13,14,15 TERRA MOMENTUS=MOMENTUM WOMEN’S off-road TRAINER WEIGHT: 9.2 oz SIZE: 5-11 UPPER • Highly breathable, fast-drying, debris-proof closed mesh • Abrasion resistant collar lining • Slip-proof laces with heel-securing double eyelets • Lightweight flexible molded P.U. support frame • Reinforced […]
This has been been making the rounds of the triathlon interwebs recently – check it out if you haven’t seen it already. It’s pretty darn funny and there’s a great Newton reference at the 2:40 mark.
This photo was submitted to us by our New Zealand distribution partner, Daniel McDonald. He’s taking part in Epic Camp New Zealand, a 16-day triathlon camp where participants swim, bike and run from Cape Regina at the top of the North Island and finish 2,200 km later at the tip of the South Island. Sir […]
Big congrats go out to Terry Clemens who won our second weekly free shoe drawing! He’s a 12-year-veteran of the New Jersey State Police who is running the Boston Marathon for the second consecutive time this spring…in Newtons! The final drawing is on Friday! Enter here if you haven’t already.
This interesting study published in the November issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI), the official scientific journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), details the biomechanical changes that occur in feet during high heel wear and the correlation between the heel height and amount of pain, pressure and strain it puts […]
By Danny Abshire, co-founder, Newton Running At the start of the first American running boom in the 1970s, most people were running in fairly lightweight shoes that consisted of a rubber outsole a thin foam midsole and a lightweight nylon upper. Although simple by today’s standards, some of those early shoes were pretty good at […]
Check out this beautiful artwork sent to us by James Dean Erickson. It’s entitled “Running Sneaks” and is an 8″ x 10″ oil on linen painting. About the artist: James was born in Detroit and grew up Belleville, MI. He attended the University of Virginia (ed note: go Hoos!) where he ran Track and Cross […]
This morning we received a very in-depth Newton shoe review from Dr. Christopher Segler, a renowned podiatrist, foot surgeon and Iromnan finisher based in Chattanooga. The full review is posted below, but for the time-challenged, here’s his overall impression: “I can say that for me personally, I believe Newton Gravity Trainers are proving to be […]
We’ve had some recent requests to post more information on the new Sir and Lady Isaac shoes that are now available on our website or from a specialty retailer near you. We’ll also be at the Virginia Beach Rock ‘n Roll marathon this weekend, Ironman Wisconsin Sept. 10-12 in Madison, and at the ING Distance […]