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Barefoot Running

Sunday, May 13, 2012

I've started running in vibram's fivefinger shoes. Very different feel. Unfortunately, I had to switch back to my Asics this morning... probably should have just stuck with the Vibrams. Oh well. I got the workout in. That's all that matters.

I have mentioned that I have a race in mind in a past blog, I believe. Well, I wrote out my schedule from the beginner program I found and am trying to adhere to it. Tomorrow is supposed to be a "twofer", but I have to go to the office and potentially stay late. I am going to get up and bike in the morning, but I may not have time to make it to the pool in the evening. I guess I could stop at the college on the way home and see if their pool is open. Its a fairly short swim workout so I should be able to squeeze it in.

NO EXCUSES!
Janette
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LOUREN1 5/14/2012 6:27PM

  VFFs never fit me. But for the last 2 years I've been wearing Invisible Shoes (www.invisibleshoe.com) which are way more barefooty than the VFFs anyway. Definitely took me a bit of time to relearn how to move without slamming my heels in the ground or reaching out too far with my feet when I landed.

But I'm thrilled that I took the time. I haven't had a running injury since I switched. And I used to have them all the time.

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TYLERDRANGUET 5/14/2012 11:24AM

    Keep up the great work. I love your no excuses mentality!

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JOHNTJ1 5/14/2012 8:31AM

    You are such a great role model...........

I see you taking advantage of every opportunity that presents itself to you and the outcome is your health and over all happiness with YOU!!!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 5/13/2012 11:10PM

    You know you'll feel better for doing it:) emoticon

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TAMPATINK67 5/13/2012 2:16PM

    I'm not a runner, but love my Fivefingers. It probably took me a good month to "relearn" how to walk!

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