Tag: barefoot running

New Inov-8 Minimalist Road And Barefoot Running Lines

Inov-8 Road-X

The running forums are abuzz again as traditional trail running shoe company Inov-8 previews their Fall 2011 lineup where it appears they are migrating natural running from the trail to the road. In the works are a new minimalist road shoe line, the Road-X series, as well as a new barefoot running line, the Bare-X series. 

Terra Plana Vivobarefoot Evo Review

Terra Plana Vivobarefoot

During Outdoor Retailer, running coach Lee Saxby was giving barefoot running lessons at the Terra Plana booth. During my lesson, Lee taught me how to properly run in the Evo minimalist running shoes that I was given and showed me how my Asics running shoes contributed to my normally suboptimal running technique. 

Vibram FiveFingers Flow Review

Vibram Five Fingers Flow

During the latest REI member sale, I decided to buy a pair of
Vibram FiveFingers Flow
for running on the beach. I now wear these shoes exclusively for my 2-3 beach runs every week and have even tested them out on some mountain trails. While the FiveFingers are heaven on the beach, I am not quite ready to graduate to barefoot trail running. 

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