Some intervals. My first 1 mile intervals in my Merrell’s. Not bad, but could improve:)
7/24/2012 — Yikes! Cooking with gas! – Intervals 5 x 200M with last one in 35.5 sec. fastest I’ve done in about 10 years.
If a heel striking running or walking form is the true scourge they all paint it to be, then this very short video tells all:
I found Michael Sandler’s story amazingly inspirational. He was only able to run again by running barefoot.
“We don’t stop running because we get old; we get old because we stop running.” 🙂
A more detailed heel strike versus forefoot landing analysis:
Some other “minimalist” shoe options
besides Vibram Five “Fingers” (I use the bikili)
Altra Zero Drop:
Soft Star Shoes (RunAmoc):
Barefoot Ted videos about the above minimalist shoes –
huarache (Luna) sandals: