3 Shoe Features that Stop Me From Buying (and the Skora Phase review)

Yesterday a friend admitted to me some quirky behaviors that are automatic disqualifiers for his dates.

Most are wildly inappropriate for SR, but his #1 was being a regular smoker.

It makes sense: he’s a fit guy and likes …

Trail Running 2.0: An Introduction to Natural Movement

Over the years, Strength Running has focused on so much more than just running.

If you’re training for a 5k or a marathon, you can’t simply run every day and expect to stay healthy and reach your goals.

There’s …

Skora Form Running Shoe Review: It’s Time to Run Real

Skora…what’s a Skora? It’s a running shoe! And a beautiful one too:

Skora Form

According to Skora, their goal is to make shoes that encourage running that’s as biomechanically correct as possible, with minimal interference.

Over the last 6 weeks I …

New Balance Minimus Road Review: The Perfect Minimalist Tool?

Every runner needs training tools – workouts, gear, or elements of running that accomplish a very specific goal.

Training Tool

Hill sprints are a tool that build leg power and injury resistance.

A foam roller is a tool that provides pain…I …

Does “Good” Running Form Even Exist? How to Tread Lightly

Overuse injuries are a reality for hundreds of thousands of runners every year. Is it even possible to prevent running injuries?

Bare Foot

That’s the question that Dr. Peter Larson and his coauthor Bill Katovsky explored in their book Tread Lightly:

The Best of SR: Barefoot Running, Diet, and Advanced Recovery (Grab Bag Edition)

This is the final article in a 3-part series highlighting the best material on Strength Running. Today is the Grab Bag Edition with many topics like minimalism, diet for runners, advanced recovery techniques, and more.

Most of the articles …

ASICS Speedstar 6 Review: How to be a “Cautious Minimalist”

I’m a cautious minimalist – I think a little bit of barefoot running and minimalism goes a long way. So what do I run in for the majority of my mileage?

ASICS Speedstar 6

Let me ask you a question: why

Beast to Barefoot: How to Run in Minimalist Running Shoes (Plus, Merrell Trail Glove Review!)

Minimalist running shoes – or “barefoot” shoes – are all the rage right now. You can’t go anywhere without seeing runners in Vibram FiveFingers. But should you run in them all the time?

Minimalist Running Shoes

I think running exclusively in minimalist …

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running – A Review

The good folks at barefoot-running.us sent me a copy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running by Dr. Craig Richards and Thomas Hollowell to review here on Strength Running and I must say… I am pleasantly surprised. I’m …

The Spectrum of Minimalist Running Shoes

You didn’t think I’d host a Minimalist Running Blog Carnival and not add my own post, did you?! Of course not. To cap off this week’s focus on minimalism, I recorded a video looking at my own minimalist running