June 20 How to Choose Those Shoes

Episode 77 – How to Choose Those Shoes

June 20, 2013


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Hosts: Michelle Scribner-MacLean & Mike Scopa


Guest Host:  {2 amazing running friends} Fast Eddie McCoy and Magical Michael P.Miller


A really big Shoe:

  • Michelle’s shout-out to Brian – Congrats on your first ½
  • Welcome back Eddie McCoy … it’s been a while
  • And… in his inaugural  appearance – Michael P. Miller
  • Why do we need good shoes?
  • Eddie’s Hokas (http://hokaoneone-na.com/)
  • Michael  wears Asics (http://www.asicsamerica.com/sports/running)
  • Please get checked for running shoes at a trusted running store.   Take care of your feet, and they will be able to go the distance
  • Transitioning to a new shoe takes time, and focus….  Please be careful
  • Chat about Vibrams and Born to Run – See our MMP Amazon link below to get a copy.   Suggested and interesting reading.
  • Vibrams (http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/index.htm)  Please be careful – there is a transition period to vibrams
  • A Hoka discussion
  • The story of Emil Zatopek (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emil_Z%C3%A1topek)
  • Suggestions for shoes:
    • Go to a running shop and get great advice
    • You get what you pay for, invest in your shoes
    • Acclimate to your shoes
    • Research your shoes
  • Thanks all for a very informative and entertaining show. Y’all come back now.



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Running Time: 44:17


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