what did you think?
I read it some time ago and apart from it being a very good read and inspirational re the tribe, I too had the impression that the author definitely has a beef with Nike.
Good point above about running in plimsolls, back when I started to run there were no specially made running shoes and I didn't suffer with injuries. The book hasn't made me go barefoot but OH and I both have a pair of Vibram 5-fingers, find them very comfortable.
So why wear £100 Vibrams and not £3 plimsols? Isn't that just pandering to the shoe manufacturer's who want us to spend money on shoes we don't need?
Don't know where you saw those, mine didn't cost anything like as much. And I wear them to walk in - not allowed to run again before Christmas.
I read this post and then bought the book; it's very good, thankyou and I've just ordered a set of vivobarefoot's to try 'em out. I wish I tried some £3 plimsoles first, but couldn't find any.
And I joined the army in 1986 and we were issued plimsoles which we called 'slaps', and I can't remember having any problems with them, but I doubt we ran more than 3 to 6 miles in them at a time.
lardarse: Good shout re pricing.
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