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Why I have comments turned off

June 1, 2010

I have the comments turned off on this blog for a number of reasons. Mainly because I have no desire or energy to engage in discussion with the barefoot running community. They have already proved how irrational and nonsensical they are in previous discussions; how they totally misrepresent and misquote research; and how they are […]

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Stress Fractures in the Vibram FiveFinger’s ‘Barefoot’ Shoe

May 6, 2010

I was being somewhat facetious in my 2+2=5 logic to show that barefoot runners get more stress fractures. As the barefoot running community tend to apply that logic to so much they claim, my point was why can’t I? Now we have more and more reports surfacing of metatarsal stress fractures occurring in the Vibram Five […]

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The Advertising on this Site

May 2, 2010

This is a good one. I get a lot of emails (hate mail) and they all have one thing in common: They all prove what I am saying is right! None of them actually address the issues I raise and just take pot shots at me and do things such as attack my anonymity and […]

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Who is opposed to barefoot running?

March 11, 2010

Who is opposed to barefoot running? The barefoot running community have a track record of playing the person and not the ball and always like to go after or criticise the perceived opponents of barefoot running rather than rationally discuss the issues. Why do they have to criticise these opponents? Is barefoot running really that […]

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Why do no elite runners run barefoot?

February 17, 2010

If barefoot running was so great, then why are there no elite runners doing it? Why have no world records been broken when running barefoot? Don’t you think that every elite runner and their ‘staff’ have looked at everything that could possibily give them a competitive edge? Why have they chosen not to run barefoot? […]

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Is the barefoot running movement impacting on the running shoe industry?

January 29, 2010

Off course they are not, but they have deluded themselves into believing that they have. Barefoot runners are an insignificant fringe* minority. The last few running events I have been to, I went out of my way to look for barefoot runners. I found NONE. So, based on my unscientific observation of the 30 000 […]

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