New new shoes!

I'm going to have to start calling this my Mizuno running blog, because that seems to be all I'm blogging about lately. BUT that only reflects how my running chi has been affected lately by my shoe choice. If you read my last post, you know the severity of my pronation issues. Well...Mizuno actually agreed to trade my shoes out. Luck or just a valid issue? You decide. Honestly, it was a $100 purchase Read the entire post [...]

Putting the ‘pro’ in pronation

Anterior shin splints: when the foot is pronated (the foot rolls outward at the ankle and you walk more on its inner aspect), the Tibialis Anterior Muscle twists within its sheath. This twisting of the muscle within its sheath can cause tiny tears in the muscle, or the muscle rubs abnormally against its sheath, and produces inflammation and pain. Holy mother is it painful! I blogged about this little Read the entire post [...]

I put some new shoes on…

Behold! The latest addition to my family of Mizunos: the Wave Inspire 6. They replace my Wave Nirvana 5s. They're not being replaced, really. I like to think of it as retirement. They may make an appearance in the yard or on the boat one day. When I worked at a sports store, a lot of people would ask me for shoe suggestions, and I always got the ugly look when I pointed them to the $100 Mizunos Read the entire post [...]