Recently Xeno Muller, a multiple Olympic medalist single sculler and rowing coach, posted a great piece on using minimalist shoes for both running and indoor rowing. I respect and agree with his opinions on both! A lot of heavyweight male rowers are tall, heavy guys who don’t fit the typical “runner” profile, and they should … More Xeno Muller on minimalist shoes for rowing and running
Springtime in the east means sketchy, stormy weather for single sculling. I’ve been supplementing with quite a bit of running using Inov-8 or FiveFingers minimalist shoes. While I feel that my foot strength is now high enough not to worry about recovery as much, I am struggling with the technique after a winter of too … More Running with the hamstrings–a video for visualization
This is a great guide to minimalist shoes: http://tinyurl.com/37ojf52  Some are truly minimal (Invisible Shoes), others are high-end entries into the market by major companies. People will always find a way to segment the market and make money. I am interested in checking out the Altra shoes and the Zem “socks” as when I first … More This is a great guide to minimalist shoes…the Sopranos would respect the Roman sandals here in NJ !