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« Reply #930 on: July 26, 2012, 07:03:27 PM »

Today I broke in my new Komodos Smiley I woke up early, and since I live on the Jersey Shore I went to the Boardwalk in AC and ran about 3 miles to wear them in a bit, going to the gym tonight after work for a short 3-4 mile run on the treadmill. I love my vibrams! These are my 2nd pair and I couldn't be happier!
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« Reply #931 on: July 29, 2012, 04:53:50 PM »

In my all-black KSOs, this evening I walked round a local man-made lake (3 miles) passing lots of people, none of which made any comment to me whatsoever about my footwear. Even stopping lots of times to take photos, I completed the circuit in just over an hour.

My feet are now telling me that that three miles was plenty. My forefoot area is feeling slightly tender. Coincidentally, this morning in the shower I found the skin on my left foot was peeling in the forefoot area, as if a callus was being shed.

Well, my feet had better get used to it. Next weekend I might be doing a wee bit more than three miles a day. (Yes, I will be sensible and take along normal shoes just in case.)
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« Reply #932 on: July 29, 2012, 05:46:38 PM »

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« Reply #933 on: July 30, 2012, 10:48:59 AM »




I really think you should have been hanging from the monkey bars by your feet!
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« Reply #934 on: July 30, 2012, 11:21:04 AM »




I really think you should have been hanging from the monkey bars by your feet!


Yep - and gripping the bars between big & 2nd toes  Wink Cheesy
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« Reply #935 on: July 30, 2012, 03:17:12 PM »

Another 1.9 miles in 39 minute, but this one included a bit of up and down (approx 60 metres both ways) in my all-black KSOs. My feet are complaining a little after getting home, so I'm using Komodosports as cushioned slippers whilst they recover.

Whilst walking I have been observing my technique and trying to improve it. Listening to my footsteps is instructive.
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« Reply #936 on: August 04, 2012, 12:32:08 AM »

Quick trip down to Safeway wearing my Komodosport LS. (Was miserably hot- 78 degrees F with 46% humidity.)
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« Reply #937 on: August 04, 2012, 02:45:14 AM »

This week, I've run on a trail about 18-20 km in 1.4h and 2 days later a 45 min loop (~7km). I love barefoot running ;-)
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« Reply #938 on: August 06, 2012, 12:32:07 AM »

Fire company car wash fundraiser in my Sprints.  Sadly we didn't do too well and my vffs got soaking wet but it was fun.
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« Reply #939 on: August 06, 2012, 02:44:57 AM »




I really think you should have been hanging from the monkey bars by your feet!


I experienced that the Spyridon lack the flexibilty to do so.  Cool
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« Reply #940 on: August 07, 2012, 07:54:30 AM »

2 miles in my shoe canoes and another 1 mile barefoot.

Feels good man.  Smiley
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« Reply #941 on: August 07, 2012, 12:47:25 PM »

6 km in my trusted Bikilas last night, and a PR of 11.15 km/h (for me it's fast) average speed! I was flying!
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« Reply #942 on: August 09, 2012, 03:01:02 AM »

An hour long run ~9-10km - barefoot.
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« Reply #943 on: August 13, 2012, 03:03:41 PM »

every day:
take the dog for a walk in my VFF´s
wear VFF´s in the house
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introduced them to the people where I work
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« Reply #944 on: August 13, 2012, 11:45:22 PM »

8 hours of work in my Bikilas.  3 mile run after work in the rain, 1 of those miles barefoot.
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