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  • Celebrity Endorser keeps busting out via OESH trainers

    OESH Celebrity Endorser™ Kellyn Kusyk completed a magnificent freshman cross-country season at Charlottesville High School. As you can see here, this dude is trying to somehow catch up with her. Good luck with that, Fido.             Kellyn made the All-Central Virginia Cross Country Team (she is the cool kid in […]

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  • VIVmag.com credits OESH & Dr. Casey Kerrigan’s research for sparking minimalist running boom

    VIVmag offers insight, advice and authentic stories to inspire and motivate women in their quest for a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Casey was highly impressed with their request, through writer Victoria Clayton, to discuss the remarkable research published by Casey and her colleagues on the detrimental effect of traditional running shoes on (especially) our knees in […]

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  • New Course Record: Celebrity Endorser Trains in OESH

    We make OESH for real stories. And we surely don’t look for puffy pro sports types to inspire us. Instead of following some yokel clubbing little white balls in the sand, we’ve got Kellyn Kusyk, who’s been training exclusively in OESH for a year and a half. In her first high school cross-country tri-meet, running […]

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  • Running and Joint Torque

    One of our friends, journalist Max Lockwood of Running Insight magazine, cut to the chase by asking me a few simple questions this week: What is torque and How bad is it for the runner? To properly answer Max, I referenced the landmark study we published in 2009, when I was director of the University […]

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  • Women, Running and Gender Equality

    This week we’ve been on vacation with a group of friends and their families, in North Carolina. A number of us have been taking advantage of running on the nice long stretches of flat sandy beaches. And we’ve all been watching the Olympics. Which has made me reflect on my recent conversation with my friend, Bill Katovsky, […]

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  • Running Insight magazine gushes about OESH

    Many OESHers love, love, LOVE running in OESH! As the word gets around, we weren’t surprised when the major trade journal of running stores, Running Insight, asked to visit the factory and interview Casey. Writer Max Lockwood did a swell job, and you can read his effort on pages 15 and 16 of this July […]

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  • Women runners comment on OESH

    A frequent question we respond to is How will OESH perform as a running shoe? In fact, Casey was interviewed recently by the major trade journal of the running specialty industry (more on that when the article publishes in a few weeks) on precisely this topic. Given that OESH Classics and OESH Lizards are designed […]

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  • Things You Shouldn’t Run With

    Scissors Knitting needles Hot coffee Your infant Great-grandmother’s blue vase Broken glass A vial of smallpox virus 3 Mako sharks Mud The neighborhood symphony orchestra Processed cheese Homemade cheese Shredded cheese The Boxcar Children Your replica Civil War-era musket A broken leg Kerosene A feral wolverine Someone else’s infant A hot casserole Paint Both of […]

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  • “Tread Lightly” by Peter Larson and Bill Katovsky: A must read

    I just got my copy of the new book “Tread Lightly: Form, Footwear and the Quest for Injury-Free Running,” written by my friends, Pete Larson and Bill Katovsky over at the Natural Running Center. Knowing how much hard work Pete and Bill put into this up to date treatise of running, I was excited to […]

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  • Fast Times at Patrick Henry High

    Though it’s been at least 30 years since I’ve seen Kim Stempien, it seems like yesterday that we were running together on the track and cross country teams at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, California. A few weeks ago, Kim became an OESHer and since then, we’ve been writing back and forth, filling […]

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