Comment from: Juggling Joe [Visitor]
Juggling Joe

Nice exposure, Justin...

Attn visitors: VFF's go great with joggling (running and juggling), if you're inclined for adventure and a mind-body exercise like no other, checking out joggling.

I am currently enjoying my KSO's as I train to a joggle a marathon in November. Boy, do I not miss IT Band pain and Plantar Fasc., etc.

08/19/10 @ 21:59
Comment from: Aaron [Visitor]
Aaron

I read that article on Yahoo last night and found it pretty condescending and insulting toward VFFs and barefoot runners. I imagine doctors and nurses have a similar reaction when they watch Grey's Anatomy.

If you have a minute and want a good chuckle, read through some of the inane comments people posted about the article. Most of them are about how "ugly" VFFs are. Yes, to the un-initiated eye, they may be unattractive. But, once you really check them out and wear them, the genius of the design becomes apparent.

Still, the exposure is nice. Hopefully people with brains will read the article, do some research, try barefoot/minimalist running, and formulate their own opinions.

08/20/10 @ 11:31
Comment from: Rana [Visitor]
Rana

Welcome, Yahoo-ers!

I will add that the advice they give, about VFFs not being suitable for new runners, is wrong.

Judging by what we've seen on the boards here, it's the experienced runner who is far more likely to hurt him or herself by running too far too soon. It's the newbies who tend to have easier transitions.

In any case, come check out the forums as well as the main blog; we're a friendly crew. :)

08/20/10 @ 12:03
Comment from: Josué Diaz [Visitor]  
Josué Diaz

@Aaron
I see your point. If you think the yahoo story comments were moronic, check out these HuffPo comments from this "poll" on yesterday they posted in their STYLE section: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/20/vibram-five-fingers-shoes_n_689407.html

There are a few logical comments, but the majority of the commentary is just ridiculous.

08/21/10 @ 13:25