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How To Make the Most of Your Run – Rain or Shine

How To Make the Most of Your Run – Rain or Shine

by Kat on Jul 17, 2014 0

No matter how frequently you exercise, there are some days when it’s just plain hard to get out of bed. Or, if you’re not a morning exerciser, you might find yourself coming up with excuses to avoid your evening run. With a few easy tricks however, you can lower the barrier to entry and make [...]

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How Regular Exercise Can Lessen The Effects of Depression

How Regular Exercise Can Lessen The Effects of Depression

by Kat on Jul 07, 2014 0

Statistics show that one in four Americans will suffer from clinical depression at some point in their lives. While pharmaceutical research has found many types of medication that can help treat depression, some people aren’t able to take those medications, or worry about the effects the drugs can have on the body. Though it’s not [...]

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Fun Runs and Drinking – How to Stay Safe

Fun Runs and Drinking – How to Stay Safe

by vffrunner on Jun 26, 2014 0

Today, it’s increasingly common for races and fun runs to conclude with a celebratory drinking fest once runners cross the finish line. While this might seem like a fun way to cap off a great workout, it also poses some risks to racers. If you’ve ever participated in one of these races, you know how [...]

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Chronic Hamstring Pain? You Might Suffer from Sleeping Glutes

Chronic Hamstring Pain? You Might Suffer from Sleeping Glutes

by Kat on Jun 24, 2014 0

Today is the one year anniversary of the pain in my butt. Literally. I’m no marathoner, but I love running and tend to rack up about 20 miles per week (3-5 miles per day). About a year ago, I felt like I pulled something in my upper hamstring/lower glute area while playing tennis with a [...]

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Spring 2014 Giveaway Winner

Spring 2014 Giveaway Winner

by Kat on Apr 11, 2014 2

Congrats to the April 2014 winner of our Vibram FiveFingers giveaway… Hillary Evans Please message us on our Facebook page by Tuesday, April 15th and we will follow up to get your shipping address and sizing information. Our Sincerest Thanks Thanks for being such a loyal fan of Vibram FiveFingers and the minimalist community. We [...]

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A New Kind of Sock – The GoodFoot Sock

A New Kind of Sock – The GoodFoot Sock

by Dan Hinckley on Apr 07, 2014 0

As a busy professional and active guy, I’ve relied on FiveFingers for years to take care of my feet when I work out. As most of us in the minimalist community know, they’re breathable, flexible, and comfortable. They help strengthen all the muscles in my lower body and improve my form when I run. They [...]

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Springtime Giveaway

Springtime Giveaway

by Kat on Apr 03, 2014 0

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and it’s that time of  year when going for a run outdoors is a surprisingly pleasant experience. For the truly hardcore runners out there, winter weather is never an excuse to stop exercising, but when it finally warms up, people emerge from the woodwork and pound the [...]

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Hardworking Entrepreneurs Turn to Minimalist Running and Crossfit

Hardworking Entrepreneurs Turn to Minimalist Running and Crossfit

by admin on Jan 29, 2014 0

It’s no secret that CrossFit and minimalist shoes go hand in hand. When you’re throwing yourself fully into the kind of full body, animalistic, intensity that CrossFit requires, wearing clunky sneakers seems likes a direct contradiction. It’s a Type Crossfit and minimalist running also both seem to appeal to a certain type of athlete. Someone [...]

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How To Scare The Crap Out of Your Neighbors…

How To Scare The Crap Out of Your Neighbors…

by Kat on Jan 14, 2014 0

Great picture on the front page of Reddit today… had to share with this funky shoe loving community. You can read about the artist and check out more of his “live” shoes here. As Vibram wearers, we tend to leave behind barefoot prints in the snow or sand. But imagine leaving behind a footprint like [...]

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Maintain An Active Lifestyle As You Age

Maintain An Active Lifestyle As You Age

by Kat on Dec 04, 2013 1

Depending on your athletic prowess, you might be a natural runner, or you might be the type of person who has to work harder to achieve the same goals. Many runners turn to barefoot running after years of aching joints, pulled muscles, and general running dissatisfaction. As we age, it becomes increasingly important to stay [...]

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