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31 August 2017

The Hereditary Bunion Myth: Part II of III

By Dr. Ray McClanahan After reading part one of the Hereditary Bunion Myth, you are likely asking yourself an important question – If a bunion deformity is a non-hereditary, progressive dislocation of the big toe joint caused by footwear; how do we prevent one from occurring and progressing? The answer is both simple and difficult. Simple, in […]

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20 August 2017

Floris Gierman (aka Florrest Gump) on Getting Fast by Running Slow

Today sharing the amazing and joyful story of  internet friend Floris Gierman who took his marathon time from over 4 hours to 2:44 by embracing the slow 🙂 Just this weekend Floris (age 34) ran the Tunnel Vision marathon in 2:55 at a Heart Rate ave 157 (see his results here) Floris is an endurance […]

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23 July 2017

Athlete Perfectionism: The Hijacked Brain

Sharing a guest post from my college teammate at University of Virginia Meg Waldron.  Meg is doing great work helping the minds and spirits of young runners around the country. For young runners and parents this is an important read. Psychologists define perfectionism as a personality trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and […]

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22 July 2017

Giving Back Trough Small Business

I got a surprising recognition this year from the State Journal of West Virginia.  The State Journal is the leading business journal and each year recognizes the top 10 influencers in business.  Somehow my name through our wonderful small retail Two Rivers Treads made the list of Top 10 Who’s Who.  Sharing a nice story […]

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6 July 2017

Natural Running Friend Camille Herron wins the World’s Greatest Race- The Comrades Marathon

Enjoy the most amazing running story of the year. NRC Friend Camille Herron brings back the spirit of the legendary Anne Trason (last American winner 1997 and the star Female in Born to Run) and wins the Comrades Marathon (which is 55 miles in the hot African sun). This race is likely the most challenging […]

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14 June 2017

Want to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes- Try This!

“The future of our state’s economy depends on solving the health crisis.” –Delegate Matt Rohrbach at Try This After 12 years living in my state of West Virginia I can now honestly state I live in a Healing Community. What is a Healing Community? Emphasizes the social context as key component and carried out in […]

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Wear Tested Shoe Reviews

Training with the VIVOBAREFOOT Swimrun: Primus Trail & Stealth II

We introduced readers to the VIVOBAREFOOT Swim Run Collection last month and had the opportunity to put in between 75-100 miles on each of the two models: Primus Trail  Swimrun & Stealth II Swimrun....

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The Best Travel Casual Minimalist Shoe: LEMs Nine2Five

I reviewed the original LEMs Nine2Five almost 4 years ago and have put in over a few hundred miles on them since then. I’ve worn the LEMs Nine2Five for over 8 hours for trade conferences or for work...

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WTGR Minimalist Shoes Hall of Fame

7 years later, here are the best of the best minimalist shoes I've ever wear tested and still run in today!...

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Enhanced protection and durability with the Altra Lone Peak 3.0

Named after eleven thousand feet of pure Utah peak ruggedness, the Lone Peak 3.0 is the latest version of the trail shoe that started it all for Altra. They've added additional protection to the upper...

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Topo Athletic Fli-Lyte 2: Bringing lightweight comfort to natural running

The new Topo Athletic Fli-Lyte 2 offers a soft, highly-responsive ride, suitable for a variety of distances and speeds. The updated upper mesh offers additional structure and durability without affect...

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A Day in the Life in Shamma Sandals by Dr. Mark Cuccuzzella

Guest Post by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, Natural Running Center, Two Rivers Treads. I have been loving my Shamma Running Sandals well over 2 years now. I have run hundreds of miles of training runs, 2 marat...

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