|I visited Ryan in Boston last April. This pic was taken after I ran the B.A.A. 5K.|
It helps to have a doctor in the house! My roommate is a chiropractor, and I asked her to do a series of muscle tests on me as I tried on the different pairs of running shoes I currently own. Here's what she determined:
--My Asics hurt my right knee... doesn't matter if I have my current pair of orthotics or my old pair in them, or even just the shoes with its regular sock-liners. I will be donating those shoes very soon!
--My Nike Frees are great. So are the Saucony Progrid Guide 3... without orthotics.
--I picked up a pair of Saucony Omni 9 (I did return the Newtons, btw... I wasn't adjusting well to them) at Running Room on Sunday. The best pair of running shoes I ever owned were the Saucony Omni 5. My old orthotics were created while I was still wearing the Omni series (version 7 caused me to give up the Omni), and they work well with the Omni 9, according to my roomie.
I've been reading up on minimalist/barefoot running and am very intrigued by it, but I'm not sure if I can make the switch just yet. Part of me is scared to take the leap, and the other part of me wants to do more research. I will definitely be following misszippy's journey closely!
Future hubs and I started our wedding gift registry at Target on Sunday evening. We've got lots of kitchen items on our list, as well as several bath items and other odds and ends. I had the scan gun for awhile, but after Mark
|I'll take season two of the Nilla Wafers with season four of Fiber One|