Started reading “The Four Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss

So I started reading The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss, largely because I was interested in Brian MacKenzie’s participation in it. The verdict is still out – he is an iconoclast for sure, he may be a complete nutter, or he may be on to something (or a combination of the three).  I’m keeping … More Started reading “The Four Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss

Tabata cadence for #FiveFingers or barefoot/minimalist running?

OK so I tried the Crossfit Endurance tabata (8 x 20”on, 10” off) workout running in Vibram FiveFingers KSOs today for the first time.  And no, as predicted, my feet didn’t get cold!  I am really starting to get the “falling out of control” feel of the pose running and it feels like I am … More Tabata cadence for #FiveFingers or barefoot/minimalist 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