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

Runners World article on Vibram FiveFingers and barefoot running

There’s a great and extensive new article from Runners World about minimalist shoes and barefoot running.  It’s a good read and mirrors my own experiences with Vibram FiveFingers so far: 1.  It takes about a month or more to adapt your muscles to the new style. 2.  Overall mileage is way down, but speed and … More Runners World article on Vibram FiveFingers and barefoot running