The VIVOBAREFOOT Trail Freak shoes are Vivo’s newest trail shoes and they’re definitely much better than I expected. Well, it’s not that I was expecting them to be bad, just not this awesome. My last pair of Vivo trail shoes was the VIVOBAREFOOT Breatho and they were really nice trail shoes but they never fit […]
The Mata is Vivobarefoot’s new casual shoe for Spring 2015. It’s a slip-on shoe that is super comfortable to wear. The Vivobarefoot Mata is a leather all-occasion shoe – walking, working, and just an everyday sorta daily activity shoe. Of course, when you need or want to wear shoes.; hopefully you’re truly barefoot as much […]
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – the infamous NSAIDs – touted by many to curtail inflammation, accelerate healing time, and even improve performance. But over the past several years there’s been more and more research supporting why you probably shouldn’t take an NSAID, due to the inherent dangers and the fact that they really don’t address the […]
Listen to an informative podcast here at Liberated Body. Brooke and I discuss: foot health as a gauge of a person’s overall health the recent Vibrams 5 Fingers lawsuit orthotics the dangers of stretching why you want to move your ass often (but not too quickly) the long-term effects of doing only high intensity workouts […]
Podcast #10 at Trail Runner Nation. In this Sock Doc Podcast we discuss: Weirdest thing you have seen on the trail Importance of rest Mitochondrial Bio-genesis Perfume / Cologne debate Consistency in training Do you have the C & D? Foam Rolling You can also listen to the podcast at Trail Runner Nation.
Surgical Intervention: Think Twice Before You Get Knifed Part I: Making an Informed, Educated Decision
There are a lot of interesting stories from many great athletes out there, yet some of the best ones come from normal everyday people doing extraordinary things. There’s this crazy foot race in Greece called the Spartathlon held every September. Its 246 kilometers which works out to 153 miles for those of you not metric-savvy. […]