The Pearl Izumi Project Emotion lineup has gotten a lot of attention in 2013. They incorporate a unique “dynamic offset” technology that is difficult to pin down, resulting in a shoe that is good but not great in the case of the Road N1.
Running form improvements – specifically becoming a lighter foot striker, and landing with your foot under the body – offer the opportunity for significant performance gains and consistent injury-free training. Here is one journey to work through a range of imbalance and immobility issues to allow such improvements to happen.
Asics has finally made their first foray into the “cushioned transitional” category with the Gel Lyte33. Given the example of the Saucony Kinvara and Brooks Pure lineup that they have had the opportunity to follow, it’s little surprise that the first attempt should be considered a success.
Last month’s ten best posts cover the usual span of topics include injury prevention and recovery, training approaches, new approaches to flexibility, and lots of shoes – 100 pairs to be exact.
The Nike Lunarfly 3 and Saucony Kinvara 3 are mild updates from their predecessor versions, but they are enough to drive some changes in the preferences of this runner. Or maybe it’s actually the runner that’s changing.