Scott Douglas is a senior editor for Running Times and author of The Little Red Book of Running.
Minimalist shoes making running a different experience, but they're not a magic bullet. Consider these five factors before trying them out.
Strenght and agility training for minimalist running
You've decided to cast off the shackles of traditional, foam-laden shoes. But you can't just strap a piece of leather to the bottom of your foot and hit the road. Here's how to make the transition
Preparing your body for minimalist running
Focusing on your minimalist running form
Easing into minimalist running
A history of the minimalist running shoe
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The best merino wool gear for winter running.
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