Running Without Shoes – Well Almost

In search of less sole, Helen Walne tries a shoe that brings the feeling back to running… almost!

26 Jun 2012 / 3 comments.

The Minimalist Test

It’s coming along. ‘Along’ in this case means along a grassy section of promenade in the Vibram 5 Fingers, up a steep as can be mountain ascent with the Nike Zoom Waffle 7’s, cruising a fast flat stretch of road in the Nike Zoom Streak 3, becoming a human Guinea Pig at the Sports Science […]

10 Feb 2011 / 0 comments.

Session 3 and 4 with the Five Fingers

It’s been two since my last confession. Confessions of minimalist running that is and I have some secrets to share.

21 Jan 2011 / 0 comments.

Five Finger Project – GO!

As the Gear Guy for Runner’s World I have tested out the Vibram Five Fingers a couple of times and always enjoyed the product more than I expected. I test a lot of shoes and gear though and have never actually done a long term test with the five fingers.

7 Jan 2011 / 0 comments.

Caballo Blanco. Yes. THE Caballo Blanco.

If you’ve read Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run you can imagine how amazing it would be to meet THE Caballo Blanco.

30 Apr 2010 / 2 comments.