Xeno Muller on minimalist shoes for rowing and running

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

Running with the hamstrings–a video for visualization

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…the Sopranos would respect the Roman sandals here in NJ !

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 !