Tag Archives: running shoes

God spare me the white shoes of death

What you’re about to read is insulting to many people. But either I’m honest about what I think about life or I should quit writing. And I’d rather cease existing than do that. So here goes. See those shoes in … Continue reading

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Finding your motivation

It would be nice if the motivation to work out and improve performance could be stumbled upon like some glowing blue object in a video game. “Oh look!” you could marvel. “A big chunk of motivation! I’ll put that in … Continue reading

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The glory and humility of choosing new running shoes

I like to spread my business around to local running stores. But my longest relationship is with Dick Pond Athletics, whose founder I first met in the late 1970s when he was selling running and wrestling shoes out of his … Continue reading

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Super balls and Red Ball Jets

I grew up in a four-square house south of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.¬† I loved that home for a million reasons, but mostly because our family was all together when I was 5-12 years old. Flawed as we were, there were many … Continue reading

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It was a DNF for the RRCA coach certification clinic

  The best intentions sometimes don’t work out. Last Friday night I held an art opening for my solo show “Urban Wilds” at Water Street Studios. People liked the work and visitors were still arriving at 7:30 p.m., but I … Continue reading

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Running Shoes and Souls: A We Run and Ride video special on biomechanics, orthotics and healthy running

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10 Reasons Why You Should Go Out and Buy New Running Shoes

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Do you know how to read your running shoes?

By Christopher Cudworth When your running shoes start to wear out you can usually tell all the way up your body. From tired feet to sore ankles or achilles, tightening¬†IT bands and knee or hip problems, worn out shoes reverberate … Continue reading

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The proposition of summer shoes

By Christopher Cudworth Having more than a few miles on your legs can be a detriment when it comes to throwing on a pair of summer shoes. All those years of running add up. Biomechanical flaws new and old show … Continue reading

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The harsh truth about why we all get injured while running and riding, and how to fix it

By Christopher Cudworth In 1975 during my senior year in high school, a tweak of my left achilles tendon threatened to end my track season in early April. To my father’s eternal credit, he created a lift in my left … Continue reading

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