Month: June 2013

How Important is Bone Density?

A recent article in the Journal of Biomechanics evaluated the importance of density on the strength of cow bones and human bones.  The results showed that the strength and toughness of the human bones were much more sensitive to decreased

Another Foot Strike Against Barefoot Running

Following a recent study published on-line by the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise titled “Foot Bone Marrow Edema after 10-Week Transition to Minimalist Running Shoes”, several headlines raised alarm about the safety of Vibram Fivefingers (VFF) shoes. 

Celebrate National Running Day!

What are you doing to celebrate the day? Trail run at Redwood or Tilden after work? Tapering for See Jane Run half-marathon happening next week? Training run for another event? Lace up your running shoes and we’ll see you on

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