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Hey Brian,i just read your article on how you eliminated your Patellar Tendonitis. It’s an amazing article thanks for sharing it. Nevertheless I have two questions:1. After eliminating patellar tendonitis did it ever reappear?2. Some other people do the exercises with just one leg. Is it better to do it with two legs? Or where is the difference?
Hi, thanks for the questions. 1. Yes, I definitely still have flare ups, especially ... Read More
Hi I have a question about running. I’ll be doing a super spartan race in September. I plan on wearing my trek sports for it, I’m pretty confident that they will work on any surface that gets thrown at them during the race. My question is this, when running on different types of terrain how should your technique change. For example going from really sloppy mud to gravel to grass. Is there a video or article you would recommend?
Thanks for the question, Dan! I'm going to see if our resident distance-running ... Read More
I tore a toe pocket in my Vibram KSO-Trek Sport. I have tried Barge contact cement but have had to reglue it twice. does anyone have any better suggestions as far as a glue might go?
I'd recommend trying a shoe repair product called FreeSole. Someone left a comment ... Read More
I was playing racquettball in my vff Kso-Treksport and my big toe tore through the pocket. I fixed it with Barge contact cement but have had to re-glue it twice. Does anyone know of a better type of glue or similar substance?
Hi, you might want to look into a product called FreeSole. We were ... Read More
HI,How do you think I pair of spyridons would hold up in a fairly muddy, hilly UK trail race?
For really muddy stuff, I'm a fan of straps. That said, Spyridons would ... Read More
Are Vibrams ok for cardio walking? If so, which ones? I don’t run – but I do intense cardio walking.
Absolutely - FiveFingers are great for walking. The rule in my head is, ... Read More
I LOVE my five fingers, my foot pain has gone away. I stepped in something gross and washed them exactly to instructions, and now I have to wash them all the time or they smell horrible… any suggestions? Can I replace the insoles?
Which instructions did you follow to clean them? Checkout this question where we ... Read More
My dog recently chewed the strap off one of my Trek Sports. Is there a way to get an extra strap or do I have to go and buy a new pair? Thanks.
Hi, what I'd recommend you do is look for an old pair on ... Read More
I have been running about 3 miles 3 times a week on and off since October. I want to do a half marathon in the end of April. I recently ran 6 miles in my vibram five fingers no problem. I am starting a training schedule this week. My older brother ran a half marathon in his vibram five fingers and said that they were holding him back and that it would be a really bad idea for me to run a half marathon with them. I feel my body has done a good job adapting and I feel great when I run in them. My brother and I have the same type of running posture.. What should I do? What were your experiences running a half marathon in five fingers?
Great question! Like anything else, you really want to properly train your feet ... Read More
I want to recycle an old pair of Vibram FiveFingers? I don’t think I can compost them… does anyone know of any places that use old shoes or if Vibram reuses old shoes?
Great question! I've sent a note to our contact at Vibram to see ... Read More