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  • OESHer of the Week: My [Sibling] Kellyn

    In the summer of 2012, Ella Evans, one of OESH's star interns, started the concept of the OESHer of the Week Contest. The Contest idea was wonderful and a real hit while it lasted, but quickly got out of hand as there were always so many OESHers to celebrate that we couldn't possibly choose a winner. Anyhow, I thought I'd bring the contest back, for [...] Continue Reading
  • Expert Advice for Selecting Running Shoes

    As I mentioned in a previous post here, my friend, Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, from the Natural Running Center, just interviewed Drs. Kevin and Heather Vincent, from the University of Florida. Kevin and Heather, who are gait and exercise researchers, wrote together the American College of Sports Medicine’s recently published brochure on Selecting Running Shoes.  If you haven’t already, […]

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  • The American College of Sports Medicine’s New Guidelines for Selecting Running Shoes

    The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), which is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, just completely overhauled its recommendations for selecting running shoes. which you can read here, are very different than what they’ve previously been for many, many years. The impetus for the change has come from numerous studies, including […]

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  • OESH La Vida v2.0 Winning On and Off the Field

    The Charlottesville High School (CHS) Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse Team hasn’t won a district championship, in maybe ever. But this year could be different because they might just have a fighting chance. One, they have some outstanding players including two of Dr. Casey Kerrigan and Bob Kusyk’s daughters – Jayme (senior who has been captain since […]

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  • 13.1 More Reasons to Buy OESH La Vida v2.0

    On March 15th, a few friends, my sister, and myself completed our first half marathon. The race was called the Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon in Washington, D.C. where we ran by the White House, Capital Building, Washington Monument, and much more. Throughout the course local bands and cheerleaders were set up to play live […]

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  • How running and walking give you that “good” sore

    Have you ever noticed how running gives you a certain type of soreness in your muscles that activities like swimming and bicycling don’t? I sure did and I always wondered why. Through our research, I’ve come to learn that the reason is not what many people think. It’s not the “impact” that occurs when our […]

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  • The Ultimate Gait Analysis

    The below GIF isn’t your typical animation, although if it were, it certainly would be a pretty neat one. Instead these are images from a data-driven 3-D robotic model of someone running. The data that are fed into this robotic model come from 3-D motion measurements of joint and limb segment motions that are taken […]

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  • 30 Years Ago Today

    30 years ago today, Bob and I were married in a gazebo on the Upper West Side of Central Park in New York City. There were 13 of us there, including the minister and his wife and me and Bob. It was the first wedding I ever went to. Right out of college, we had less […]

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  • OESH Infographic

    Below is an interactive graphic sharing facts about the La Vida v2.0 Responsive Sole! OESH designs every aspect of the sole based on research, leaving no unnecessary elements. Take a look around and enjoy the free printable brochure to share with friends and family!

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  • Tips for getting to the gym

    My friends over at The Natural Running Center re-posted my blog on tips for treadmill training and along with it, Bill Katovsky posted this nice piece… Headed to the Gym? You Might Save Money, Not with a Membership but Paying Per Visit Bill includes good scientific data (what we OESHers love!) to support paying per […]

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