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Old 06-13-2014, 01:12 PM   #116
Alan T
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Originally Posted by FrogMan View Post

How's the experiment with minimalist shoes going btw?

I have been trying to ease into the zero drops shoes slowly. I know plenty of people that had Achilles tendonitis due to a transition that was too fast. I might be going too slowly with it though myself.

I've not had any injuries or additional pains from the new shoes, but not sure that I really enjoy them more than the other ones I wear. They definitely are lighter, but they have less cushioning than I am used to and enjoy too.

I guess the jury is still out, I'm still trying them. I've only run 4 miles at a time at most in them though so far.
Couch to ??k - From the couch to a Marathon in roughly 18 months.

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