Running

What is ChiRunning?

ChiRunning is an approach to running that started to gain some popularity around 2004, but by 2009 interest in started to drop off and continues to do so, mainly as for most runners it did not live up to what it was promoted as. It was originally...

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What are barefoot running shoes?

Barefoot running shoes are generally considered to be those running shoes that have the most minimal design features and materials that you might as well be running barefoot. The phrase ‘barefoot running shoes’ is somewhat of an oxymoron...

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What are the best running shoes for plantar fasciitis?

This is a hard question to answer, as there is probably no right answer. There is no one best running shoe for anything. There is probably a best running shoe for each individual and that particular shoe will be different for each runner. The...

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What is the best running shoe for flat feet?

The first assumption to answer that question is the assumption that there are running shoes that are helpful for flat feet (‘overpronation‘) and those running shoes actually do what is claimed and also that something needs to be done...

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What are the best running shoes?

There is no such thing as the best running shoe and it is a shame that so many still ask for advice as to what is the best running shoe and even more disappointing is those runners who give advice as to what they think is the best running shoe when...

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What happened to the Airia One running shoe?

The Airia One was a unique and innovative running shoe that was first released in 2013. The characteristics of the shoe were a zero drop heel, massive toe spring and the midsole was thicker under the lateral forefoot. In house trials by the company...

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How did Abebe Bikila die?

Abebe Bikila was a marathon runner from Ethiopia who ran the 1960 Rome Olympic Marathon barefoot and won the gold medal. He later won the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Marathon. He became a national hero in his country. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 41...

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