Footwear Jun 2018

The truth about MAXimalist shoes! New infographic

Another study concludes that "runners experienced a higher impact peak and increased loading rate with maximal shoes".

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Footwear Jun 2018

The TRUTH about Motion Control and Cushioning

The notion that motion control in running shoes will protect from or reduce injury has never been scientifically established.

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Footwear Jun 2018

It is winter in Australia, and thoughts turn to trail running. What about the shoes?

Our ski mountains have just had over a metre of snow dumped on them and it is very early in the season.

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Footwear Jun 2018

Maximalist shoes: Some bad press from ACSM 2018

Maximalist shoes, in particular, Hoka, have flown somewhat under the radar in relation to research findings.

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Footwear May 2018

If you change your running shoe adjust you training volume

A new study throws a lot of stuff into the mix, but seems confusing in relation to results and conclusions.

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Footwear May 2018

Do orthoses have a role in the treatment of Patellofemoral pain?

Quite a controversial question, is it appropriate to use orthoses in the management of patellofemoral pain, and, do they work?

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Footwear Mar 2018

Minimalist, maximalist, barefoot, cushioning?

I recently listened to a podcast talking in part about footwear in these terms, and postulating what might or might not work.

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Footwear Jan 2018

Nike joins the foam club. Is this the Holy Grail? No, no it is not!

Nike has finally completed the circle by releasing its new React foam to the world, promising high cushioning and great rebound.

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Footwear Jun 2017

Foot movement in a shoe. How much is too much?

And, more importantly, what should we be looking at, and what can we do about it?

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Footwear May 2017

Why athletic footwear MUST be rounded

With the NBL finals coming up soon, much attention has been paid to what the stars will be wearing.

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