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Why running shoes don’t work with Steve Magness: Part 2
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 5th, 2010
Today is a continuation of Steve Magness's great article looking at the role of impact forces on controling the mechanics of running. Enjoy. -Carson Boddicker Impact Forces: The picture gets cloudier: But it’s not as simple as described above. In an interesting study by Scott (1990) they looked at peak loads on the various sites of likely injury for runners (Achilles, knee, etc.). All peak loads occurred during mid-stance and push o...
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Why running shoes do not work with Steve Magness: Part 1
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 4th, 2010
Today I have a great guest piece by Steve Magness examining pronation, motion control, and barefoot running. The running shoe model needs to be fixed. Pronation, Motion Control, Cushioning, and Stability shoes? Get rid of them all. It’s not just barefoot running and minimalism versus running shoes, the either/or situation many portray it to be. It’s much deeper than that. It’s not even that running shoe companies are evil and out to m...