Tread Lightly: Form, Footwear, and the Quest for Injury-Free Running by Bill Katovsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars I haven’t read very many running books. In fact, I’ve only read three that I can remember, one being Christopher MacDougal’s legendary “Born to Run”, and Jason Robillard’s excellent “The [...]fungrim
The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.
Another week another chapter in the hurting calf. The Tuesday I went to a new doctor, namely Idrottsdoktorn.se (literally “the sports doctor”). After listen to my whining, having me hop around on one leg, doing fall outs, squats and various other tricks like such an old dog he passed verdict: I’ve had an inflammation [...]fungrim
A somewhat extensive collections of twats. For your amusement: Vibram Fivefingers, Barefoot Running, Shoes, Heel Strikes, Loading Rates, and Injury Risk: http://www.runblogger.com/2011/09/vibram-fivefingers-barefoot-running.html via @Oblinkin Percussive high-speed garlic-peeling made simple – Boing Boing [...]fungrim
Random birdsong, dissonant mind: The Entire Facebook Terms of Service in Bro Speak: http://slacktory.com/2011/08/entire-facebook-terms-of-service-in-bro-speak/ The state of “epic” fantasy. Hear me rant: http://www.larsan.net/2011/08/the-state-of-fantasy/ Yes! Deus Ex: Human Revolution är släppt! Whoo! http://ow.ly/6aD3A [...]fungrim
This post also appears at The Run Smiley Collective, go read it there as well! Some years back, the gang and I started to get interested in light-weight hiking. A small but persistent group of Swedish hikers started moaning about the weight that you traditionally carry around: heavy back pack, heavy tents, and relevant for this post, [...]fungrim
Random birdsong, disturbing your morning sleep: Very good piece about how we treat ourselves. Self-help of the month! “You Are Unique, Not Special”: http://t.co/7Uc6NPy From Jason Robbilard: “Barefoot and Natural Running Form: How Do I Know If I’m Doing It Right?”: http://t.co/t00aFhH An old classic: [...]fungrim
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s a hyped book indeed, but having sat through it in one go (6 hours) it is a well deserved 5 star. Others will expand on the content, so I’ll concentrate on a few highlights. And there are many in this book. Part adventure story, scientific discovery and party [...]fungrim