The Running Front

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Height of Heel Matters in Foot Pain Prevention

Height of Heel Matters in Foot Pain Prevention

23 December 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

16 December 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!

16 December 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

9 December 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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Preventing Stress Fractures

Preventing Stress Fractures

3 December 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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