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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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23 May 2017

Ron Allison- Lose Half Your Body and Regain the Good Life

Sharing the story of my friend Ron Allison who is a good friend from Dayton Ohio who I have met several times on trips to my Air Force Reserve home of Wright Patterson AFB. Ron is inspiring others that yes you can do this and the journey although challenging, is filled with joy of a […]

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19 May 2017

Mick Brown (aka Aussie Clydesdale) – A Natural Running Odyssey

Sharing the journey of my good friend Mick Brown who has transformed himself into a fat burning and bullet proof elite runner.  Read on and learn some life lessons from a wise Aussie. …………………. “We are all experiments of one.” Dr Mark Cucuzzella. Weight has always been an issue for me. Running has always been […]

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Wear Tested Shoe Reviews

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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VIVOBAREFOOT Ultra 3: a water-resistant movement shoe for adventures on land & sea

After a year in production, the newly refined VIVOBAREFOOT Ultra 3 has an improved outsole which is adapted to thrive on wet and wild terrains....

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Wild moves in heel-to-toe natural leather with the VIVOBAREFOOT PRIMUS Lux

The VIVOBAREFOOT PRIMUS Lux is a heel-to-toe leather shoe designed for the kind of wild moves that only natural materials can provide. The ultra-minimalist VB PRIMUS Lux is built for the urban playgro...

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