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Natural Running – DEFINED

Natural Running – DEFINED

January 25, 2010

Terms like barefoot running, forefoot running, midfoot running, chi running, minimalist running, etc. get bandied about so often these days that it’s difficult to define any of them and they’re all starting to lose any true meaning. Here at Newton, we think ‘natural running’ best describes what we’re all about. What do you think? (click image to […]

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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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Newton Running Shoes in the Land of Aloha!

Newton Running Shoes in the Land of Aloha!

December 16, 2009

Newton Running shoes were spotted all over the place last week on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. As runners descended on Waikiki for the Dec. 13 Honolulu Marathon, dozens of runners were seen sporting Newton Running racers and trainers, both in pre-race shag runs and during the race. And a week prior to the marathon, […]

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DECA Ironman

December 9, 2009

There are a lot of crazy ultra-events out there, but this one might take the cake. The DECA Ironman is a race to finish 10 Ironman-distance triathlons in 10 days and  the fastest cumulative time wins. Let us break it out for you what the DECA Ironman actually entails, 24 miles of swimming 1,120 miles of […]

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