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Aug
26
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
26
comment Is flexibility training limited by lack of exercise in youth?
@DMoore I think that if you edited your comments into your answer, that should go a long way for providing references
Aug
25
comment RunKeeper fails to pick up my heart rate
@JensSchauder I've had problems with this model in the past as well, trying to troubleshoot it is a nightmare, because you're basically shooting in the dark. The Polar Wearlink gives no feedback in whatever mode it is in and even if its pared with your phone, Runkeeper offers no feedback as to whether it actually picked it up (unlike an app like Sportstracker). So its an overall subpar experience
Aug
23
comment Running shoes: are EVA soles that bad?
You can get that kind of protection from much thinner soles. I think that most shoes won't prevent ankle sprains, so unless your ankle is really unstable, you'd be better off doing more stability or strength training.
Aug
23
comment Running shoes: are EVA soles that bad?
While the shoe may be expensive, that doesn't mean the material its made out of is expensive as well. There are other foams that have much better characteristics, but they might be bad for the environment (in such volumes) or simply be more expensive
Aug
23
comment Running shoes: are EVA soles that bad?
Minimal running shoes aren't 'too soft' they are often made of the same material, simply less of it. What's more problematic is the shoe manufacturers picking EVA probably because its cheapest way to make a decent sole. They could make better soles if they wanted to.
Aug
22
comment Shoes for a very heavy man?
Honestly, there are hardly any shoes that tailor to supination, so in this specific case I don't think it will help the OP much. If the problem of excessive wearing occurs even with the toughest or most supportive shoe, the OP will either need orthotics or custom shoes or (dramatically) alter his running style. I put my 2 cents on the latter.
Aug
22
comment Shoes for a very heavy man?
More an observation, but if the shoes wear out that quickly, perhaps minimal footwear would be a better alternative, because they don't try to (futilely) correct possibly abnormal movements. Unless you experience pain or problems when walking barefooted, I don't expect a lot of problems.
Aug
20
reviewed Needs Improvement How long should i excercise?
Aug
20
reviewed Excellent How do I stop drinking soda?
Aug
20
reviewed Satisfactory If I can't get plenty of sleep, should I be doing anything different when trying to put on mass?
Aug
20
reviewed Needs Improvement squats and alignment of knees
Aug
20
reviewed Satisfactory How to compensate swimming overload in the gym?
Aug
20
reviewed Satisfactory Should I squat ass to grass before adding load?
Aug
20
reviewed Satisfactory How do I keep my body well hydrated?
Aug
20
reviewed Needs Improvement Can swimming significantly help to improve vertical jump?
Aug
20
reviewed Needs Improvement Effective three day split for size and aesthetics?
Aug
20
reviewed Satisfactory What is safer for your spinal disks: short, high-load sets or longer sets with less weight?
Aug
20
comment When running with toe-first technique, should heels touch the ground?
If you can't keep it off due to fatigue, then it probably won't matter, since you're probably no longer able to maintain the 'ideal' form anyway. Also its a means to an end, not a goal in itself.
Aug
6
awarded  Custodian