Less shoe for, um, less
Have you seen the prices on minimal shoes and wondered why they charge so much for less shoe? The granddaddy of minmal shoes, Vibram Five Fingers, start at $85. Seems the less a shoe weighs, the more it costs.
There are cheaper options, but you might wonder if they are sub-par. Wonder no more. Gnolls.org has done a roundup review of inexpensive minimal shoes.
26 point achchoo!
Anyone who has ever done a marathon knows that your big accomplishment often comes with an free and unwanted gift — a cold. Find out why and how you can prevent it here.
Warmer Planet = Slower Marathoners?
From Yahoo News:
This year saw one of the hottest marathons in Boston, with temperatures on April 16, 2012, soaring into the 80s — about 20 degrees Fahrenheit (11 degrees Celsius) higher than the normal high. Though that race day was unseasonably warm, temperatures in Boston have been rising at a relatively high rate over the past century.
How are these hot temps affecting race times? Read more here.
Schwings ….for real?
Two questions for the makers of the “wings for your shoes”:
2. Have you never seen SNL?
BTW — in looking for that clip, I stumbled across this little gem: 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Mike Myers’ Classic Comedy.
H2O on the run
In today’s world of ever-improving gear, there are lightweight, simple, hassle-free and non-cumbersome ways to carry your water. Here’s how.
T-shirt of the Week
In honor of all of you doing the Erie Playhouse’s Zombie run on Saturday:
Available here for $14.