Health Blog Category: Gear
Welcome to our first Shoe Review! This week we are going to talk about the latest shoe technology so that you can see the pros and cons of different shoes from both a physio and running shoe perspective.
A huge topic in the running world right now is Carbon Fibre Plates and the claims shoe companies are making based on their research in order to enhance performance in distance running and racing. Nike has used their Carbon Fibre technology to break the 2-hour marathon world record this year leading to controversy in the sporting world over the shoe’s potential to enhance performance.Read full blog
Foam rollers. Lacrosse balls. Battery-powered vibrating sticks, tubes and scrapers, stainless steel, acu-this, myo-that. The world of “muscle release” is rife with tools of all shapes, sizes, and materials, priced from $3.00 to $300. But what’s the real deal? What exactly are these tools doing? And are they worth the splurge? I get asked questions about this topic all of the time, and I also see the ridiculous market and so called “experts” endorsing products and making sweeping claims that make me roll my eyes pretentiously.Read full blog
Interested in learning how the drop of your shoe may be affecting your running efficiency or injury recovery? This week’s blog focuses on all things drop – what it is and what it means for your running.Read full blog