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The Problematic Cross-Over Gait pattern

November 9, 2011

Dr. Shawn Allen of The Gait Guys discusses this gait problem in running form. The Cross-over gait is a product of gluteus medius and abdominal weakness and leaves the runner with much frontal plane hip movement, very little separation of the knees and a “cross over” of the feet, rendering a near “tight rope” running […]

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Chiropractor Recommends Newton Running Shoes

June 30, 2011

Chiropractor Dr. Lane just posted this video explaining why he recommends Newton Running shoes to his patients and delves into what differentiates our shoes from other running shoes in the market. Thanks Dr. Lane for the cool demo of the Action/Reaction Technology and explaining the principles behind natural running form!

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Newton Running’s Take on Barefoot Running

Newton Running’s Take on Barefoot Running

January 29, 2010

In the past few days we’ve been inundated with calls and messages from friends, customers and fans asking, “Did you see NPR.org barefoot running story or BBC barefoot running story story about barefoot running?” The answer is yes, we’ve seen Dr. Lieberman’s studies at Harvard and it clearly validates what Newton Running is all about. […]

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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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Height of Heel Matters in Foot Pain Prevention

Height of Heel Matters in Foot Pain Prevention

December 23, 2009

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 […]

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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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