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2014-07-07 08:29:36

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You were born barefoot... My story with barefooting goes back to 25th March 1975. No, I wasn't some radical hippy back then - in fact, it was coincidentally both the start of my barefoot journey AND the day I was born. Later, when I had developed the powers of speech, I asked my mother "Were you, too, born barefoot?" And, as it turns out, she was. Further investigation established that my grandparents and great-grandparents alike...

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...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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