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International Natural Running Symposia

January 26, 2011

PARAGUAY Natural Running Symposium: Presentation & Discussion Thursday, February 3, 2011 Store Name: VO2 MULTISPORT Location: Crowne Plaza, Asuncion, Paraguay Time: 20:00 – 22:00 For more information, call: (+21) 452 682 or visit www.triasu.com BRAZIL Natural Running Symposium: Presentation & Discussion Tuesday, February 8, 2011 Store Name: Track & Field Location: Iguatemi Mall, AV. BRIG. FARIA LIMA, […]

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Do Running Shoes Cause Injury? Our Response

Do Running Shoes Cause Injury? Our Response

January 12, 2010

  There’s a great discussion going on over at RunnersWorld.com about a new study that links running shoes to injuries here. Here are a few thoughts that our Director of Education, Ian Adamson, would like to add to the dialogue: There are several on-going, multi-year studies at Harvard, MIT and the University of Newcastle (AUS) that […]

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Shoe Geometry 101 – Running Shoe Re-Evolution

Shoe Geometry 101 – Running Shoe Re-Evolution

December 16, 2009

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 […]

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Preventing Stress Fractures

Preventing Stress Fractures

December 3, 2009

Earlier this week, the New York Times published an interesting story about a common injury that many, many runners suffer from – stress fractures. The article references a new study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise which, “offers hope that, at least for runners, simple alterations in their stride or […]

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Popular Mechanics: How Barefoot Runners Shape the Shoe Industry

Popular Mechanics: How Barefoot Runners Shape the Shoe Industry

May 4, 2009

The Popular Mechanics website recently featured an interesting, if somewhat controversial, story about barefoot running and the shoe industry. The background and science referenced in the article support the entire premise upon which Newton Running is based. Namely, humans evolved to run on their forefeet, not their heels. But, the running shoe industry has been […]

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The (Popular) Science of Newton

The (Popular) Science of Newton

March 6, 2009

Although he doesn’t actually test Newton shoes, Adam Weiner from Popular Science offers an interesting take on the science of Newton Running technology in this article, Will Barefoot Running Cure What Ails Us? I love his intro: “First of all, let’s set the record straight. Man is a natural long distance runner. Despite impressions to […]

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