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2013-06-27 23:35:58

Martinson-Nicholls new 3M™ Safety-Walk™ 3200 Wet Area Matting is designed to help provide slip-resistant footing in barefoot traffic areas. The all vinyl construction adds durability and ease of care in low profile matting for wet areas. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Martinson-Nicholls new 3M™ Safety-Walk™ 3200 Wet Area Matting provides a slip-resistant, comfortable and resilient surface for bare feet. Ideal for around pools, locker rooms, saunas, and showers, the low...

2013-05-24 23:29:17

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports a new study revealing the scientifically-proven health benefits from walking barefoot on the ground. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports a new study revealing the scientifically-proven health benefits from walking barefoot on the ground. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...

2013-05-22 23:22:01

Barefoot running pioneer, and author of the best-selling Barefoot Running Step By Step, “Barefoot Ken Bob” Saxton, is offering a free workshop in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, May 24th at 7pm at the office of Xero Shoes Barefoot Sandals. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Barefoot running pioneer, and author of the best-selling Barefoot Running Step By Step, “Barefoot Ken Bob” Saxton, is offering a free workshop in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, May 24th. In “How to...

Researchers Look At Muscle Adaptation In Response To Minimalist Running
2013-05-03 08:29:41

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just two months ago, redOrbit learned we had a fairly large and vocal audience within the running community when we published an article on the rise of minimalist running shoes and how, without proper gradual introduction, the risk of injury to the runner is a distinct possibility. Individuals who commented on the March 7 article represented views on both the pro and con side of the argument for the adoption of the relatively new...

2013-05-01 23:01:33

The Wedding and Vow Renewal Packages from Maui'd Forever are Now Listed on the Tom Barefoot Tours Web Site. Their Listing Makes These Packages Available for Activity Agents to Sell. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Maui'd Forever, Hawaii's premier wedding planning and coordination company had previously announced their new relationship with Hawaii activity provider Tom Barefoot Tours. Barefoot Tours is now letting the public know that Maui'd Forever has become a vendor for them. Through...

2013-04-10 16:46:34

New research suggests that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who wear flat, flexible footwear (mobility shoes) had significant reduction in knee loading–the force placed upon the joint during daily activities. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), show that long term use of the mobility shoes helped OA patients adapt their gait, or how they walk, which improved knee loading, even when the mobility shoes were no...

2013-03-19 11:43:49

Many of today's running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel. New research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's biomechanics (the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure) and diminish performance. Researchers recruited 12 adolescent competitive athletes from local track teams, and asked them to run on a treadmill in large heel trainers, track flats...

Shoes That Replicate Being Barefoot May Be Bad For Your Bones
2013-03-07 15:06:55

WATCH VIDEO: [Caution on Barefoot Running Shoes] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you´ve expressed any interest in exercise on Google or ℠liked´ a themed race on Facebook, you have, more likely than not, had targeted advertising pop-ups introducing you to the growing trend of minimalist and barefoot footwear. On running trails and at races, the prevalence of ℠barefoot running´ has likely not gone unnoticed. In a new study by...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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