Posts in category "Athletic Shoes"

Are Minimalist Shoes Safe?

Are Minimalist Shoes Safe?
This week I feature a guest blogger who is much more renown on the subject of footwear than myself, as she is a Podiatrist, after all.  I asked her about shoes and fitness, and she shared with me her thoughts on “minimalist” shoes.  I have personally tried to wear minimalist shoes, myself, in the past. ... Read more »

Top Fitness Gifts For Beginners And Advocates This Christmas

FitBit Fitness Tracking Device.
There are lots of calorie counting devices out there, but this one seems to be the easiest to use at the best price.  I haven't tried it, myself, but I've tried others.  My friend, who uses this device, says it's great because it's tiny, it syncs with devices great (and with, it's accurate, it has a great social function, and so much more. I'm thinking I may have to get one for myself (because I've been underwhelmed by the BodyBugg, BodyMedia, and Nike Fuel Band options).
(you can read my friend's full review of this device here:
Fitness is a touchy subject when it comes to giving people gifts, as you don’t want to risk offending someone or getting someone something that they didn’t ask for.  That being said, before I get into my gift suggestions, I want to give you some tips for when it comes to buying fitness related gifts... Read more »

Black Friday Fitness Deals

Tomorrow is Black Friday… which means that almost everywhere you shop is going to have some mega sales.  A lot of people focus on electronics, but I want to show you about some FITNESS deals that will be happening tomorrow! Throughout the day today, I’ll be posting my finds on my Twitter account at,... Read more »

Proper Form Will Keep Your Knees Healthy For Exercise

I want to start making tip videos, and this is my first attempt at it (look out, world!).  It’s a bit longer than I hope future videos to be, and I do ramble a little bit at times (oops), but I hope it contains information that will be useful to you or someone you know.... Read more »

Treat Your Feet Right So That You Can Keep Moving

Having an active lifestyle means that you are going to be on your feet a lot more than those who are not active.  So, if you don’t take care of those feet… perhaps now is the time to start!  If you don’t take care of your feet properly then simply having sore feet may keep... Read more »