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Vibram’s Lawsuit Settlement: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Written By Barefoot Dawsy This past week, my inbox, Twitter account and Facebook feed have been inundated with the same article about how Vibram settled the class-action lawsuit against it, to the tune of $3.75 million. Honestly, I think that … Continue reading

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How To Buy Minimalist Shoes

Written By Barefoot Dawsy Are you in the market for a pair of minimalist shoes? If you are, then best of luck to you! Unlike just a couple of years ago, we now have hundreds, if not thousands of styles … Continue reading

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So You Want To Run In Minimalist Shoes

Written by Barefoot Dawsy So I spent most of this weekend fielding questions, comments, tweets, and emails about the recentĀ Art Of Manliness article that came out last week. There were some excellent points raised, and I got the feeling that … Continue reading

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How to not break your toes in Vibrams

Written by Barefoot Dawsy One of the main reasons people decide to try barefoot or minimalist running is the promise of reduced injuries. Unfortunately, a quick Google search will turn up a heap of anecdotes about people suffering tarsal and … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Surviving Your First Run In Vibrams

By Barefoot Dawsy There’s something about running in Vibrams that makes you want to run farther. Unfortunately, for most new Vibram wearers, this feeling can often lead to the dreaded sore calves that are the trademark of doing Too Much … Continue reading

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How Twitter Cost Me A Pair of Vibrams

Written by Barefoot Dawsy This weekend I participated in the #TwitterRoadRace, an online event where you just run 5k and report yor time. It’s all in good fun, and I’ve been looking forward to it as my first race of … Continue reading

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A Simple Way To Ease Sore Calves And Achilles’ Pain

Written by Barefoot Dawsy When I was first learning to run in Vibrams, I, like nearly every other minimalist runner I’ve met, was plagued with sore calves and mild Achilles tendonitis. I knew I should have started slowly and not … Continue reading

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