Shelbi DuBord

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Top 10 Benefits of Downsizing into a Smaller Home

Have you noticed there is a new push for downsizing the way we live? Homeowners are realizing that “living large” doesn’t always mean bigger is …

3 Steps to Become a Runner

Running is one of the most efficient, accessible workouts—and hitting the road could be your key to scoring a healthy heart and lean body. Here's how to get started<p>If you're thinking you want to start running, just know you'll be in good company—and a lot of it. It's arguably the most popular form …

Forefoot Running & How to Avoid Calf Pain

Forefoot Running: How to Avoid Calf Pain<p>It’s quite common for runners who are making the change from a heel striking running style to <b>forefoot running</b> …

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Our Forums Have Moved

We’re starting new running conversations on Facebook groups. Join us there!<p>We recently closed down the Runner’s World forums and The Loop. In their place, we created 11 new groups on Facebook:<p>Beginners Running<br>• Intermediate Runners<br>• Advanced Runners<br>• Women’s Running<br>• Masters Running<br>• Ultrarunning<br>• Running …

Barefoot running: biomechanics and implications for running injuries.

2012 Sep-Oct;11(5):244-50. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e31826c9bb9.<p>1Biomechanics and Movement Science Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, …

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The Biomechanical Case for Minimalist Running

Can we draw any conclusion from force measurements?<p>A few weeks ago, I gave a talk on the current state of research into minimalist running at a conference of the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine, which involved sifting through a bunch of papers both new and old. I thought I'd share …

Running Barefoot

This website has been developed to provide an evidence-based resource for those interested in the biomechanics of different foot strikes in endurance …

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Running Barefoot: Biomechanics of Foot Strike

<b>Impact</b><p><b>Foot Flat</b><p><b>Midstance</b><p>Running Kinetics and Impact Forces<p><b>The physics of collisions:</b> The impact of the body with the ground generates an <b>impact force,</b> …

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Injury Prevention: 6 Moves to Protect Your Knees

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Review: Vibram Five Fingers Classic

I swore I’d never wear them. We called them the Five Fingers of Suck a few years ago and I was sure they were crazy. Friends, I’m here to tell you I was wrong. And I’m sorry.<p>Here’s my story: I ran a marathon a few years ago. I got plantar fasciitis and couldn’t run after the marathon. I worked …

Gloves for your feet

Intrinsic Foot Exercises

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Feds, Arkansas sue Exxon over tar-sands spill

You gotta feel for ExxonMobil.<p>Mere months after the oil giant was mildly stung by a $1.7 million fine for its 2011 spill in Yellowstone River, …

Pipeline spills oil waste on more than 100 acres in Alberta

A major spill of toxic oil waste has wiped out trees and vegetation across a 104-acre swath of Alberta, Canada. The apparent cause of the spill: The …