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Fitbit Surge Review

In Gear, Review by All This Running Around2 Comments

Introduction Last spring, I started to read about the work of Dr Phil Maffetone. Rather than go into too much detail about that here, I will save it for a future post, which promises to be punishingly tedious and will test the limits of your endurance far more effectively than any ultra marathon. But, in a nutshell… Dr M has …

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Merrell Trail Glove ‘review’

In Minimalist shoes, Review by All This Running Around1 Comment

I bought some Merrell Trail Gloves. For my feet. It turns out they can’t be used as gloves at all, and believe me I HAVE TRIED. I’ve put a few miles on them now, so it’s time to share the thoughts that have formed in my brain, by vomiting them onto my hands and forcing the resultant mixture of bile …

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VIVOBAREFOOT Neo Trail review

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Around September last year, I started looking around for a pair of minimalist shoes I could wear off road. As I’ve said about a million times, I massively prefer running through the fields and woods like some kind of stupid hippy, skipping along in the long grass with my legs being lacerated by thorns. It’s great. There was no way …

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Original Luna Sandals – a review

In Barefoot running, Born To Run, Injury problems, Luna sandals, Minimalist shoes, Review by All This Running Around1 Comment

Okay, so I’ve had my Lunas for a while now and clocked up a good few hundred miles on them. Time to give you my (largely worthless and entirely pointless) opinion on them. I’ve broken the review down into a few different parts, but to be honest I’ve no idea what I’m doing. Maybe you’ll find it useful. But more …