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Old 08-22-2012, 03:54 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by BIG BOB View Post
I used to get awful shin splints but I switched to vibrams/barefoot and have had zero. Its all about proper technique which is what you learn from running without cushions. It apparently helps save your knees in the long run also. I ran barefoot until I burned the heck out of them trying to run on pavement in the summer. Vibram 5 fingers are a good start.
I love my TrekLS. Best "shoe" ever. Just be prepared to get LOTS of attention. I swear I'm the only person in southern MO that wears them. I always get looked at like I'm an alien. Then again, it could just me my dashing good looks.
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