Are you really running in those shoes? The five finger shoes

So apparently the new trend in running shoes is the "five footed barefooted alternative" Vibram running shoes. They look like rubber gloves on your feet with toes. Funky looking, definitely a statement made by the grassroots, social-media implementing company that distributes the running shoes. The Vibrams are meant to encourage "forefoot striking" that require the … Continue reading Are you really running in those shoes? The five finger shoes

Cycle ACL-inspired Playlist

Sunloverz - Summer of Love (7:35) :  Warm Up Cee-Lo Green - Forget You (edited version) (3:37) : sitting climb, triangles @ chorus Silversun Pickups - Lazy Eye (7:27):  sitting climb Taio Cruz - Dynamite (3:24): standing jog, hover jumps @ chorus ATB - Ecstasy (5:16): sprints with 10 sec rest in between (30 sec, 45 sec, 1 … Continue reading Cycle ACL-inspired Playlist

Upper body workout to add strength in running

Training for long runs?  A marathon perhaps?  A good way to ease up on your poor, fatigued legs is to BUILD....CORE STRENGTH! You use your core for stability and for balance.   GREAT UPPER BODY WORKOUT! 1. Push-Ups Full or on knees (20 reps) 2. Knee-Ups Stand and quickly alternate lifting right and left knee … Continue reading Upper body workout to add strength in running