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shoes issue

Started this discussion. Last reply by geoffroy Jun 7. 5 Replies

hi,i have just finished my first 80 km traili had pain in my thigh muscles for the last 20KMthis was mostly due, from my point of view, to my starting to fear steep downhills, because i sensed that…Continue

poles?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Mar 2. 3 Replies

hi, sorry if don't post in the right sectioni'm not new in forefoot strike running, but just recently begun running ultra trails .i have a 80K scheduled in may in south of france, were i live, with…Continue

 

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geoffroy replied to Mark's discussion Interesting article: What causes injuries?
"Hello! This article is indeed very interesting. Do you have an opinion on what should be considered as overstriding? Is there a risk to be unefficient if one's stride is, on the contrary, too short? I mean, does the feet have to land right…"
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geoffroy replied to geoffroy's discussion shoes issue
"thanks so much eric things appear very clear now: let's go for the slab sense 6 !! there are sales in july in france, so maybe they will be a little less expensive ?? (let's dream...)"
Jun 7
Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion shoes issue
"Forgot to add that the Inov8 Trail Talon comes in both 4 and 8mm drop. "
Jun 7
Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion shoes issue
"Great questions. New Trailroc - really wanted to love them, but I had a lot of trouble with hot spots. They feel great, but about 45 min into a run, I just develop hot spots - could just be me. They also do not fit like the old Trailroc, more…"
Jun 7
geoffroy replied to geoffroy's discussion shoes issue
"hi eric, thanks for you answer, it helps me a lot, and i've already began to check the shoes you wrote about. if you permit, i have some more questions : - i was a big fan of the previous inov 8 trail roc 255 but they have been discontinued;…"
Jun 3
Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion shoes issue
"Hi Geoffroy - thanks for the post and there are many great and grippy shoes out there. And I agree with you on your feels of the shoes you mention. I would definitely check out Inov8 shoes. They are known for their grip and depending on your…"
May 31
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shoes issue

hi,i have just finished my first 80 km traili had pain in my thigh muscles for the last 20KMthis was mostly due, from my point of view, to my starting to fear steep downhills, because i sensed that my shoes were lacking of grip; so i was not relaxed enough, tending to bend my waist downward, instead of forward and so finished with muscles issues. i runned with nike zoom terra kiger 4 , wich, i find, are lightweight shoes, with a drop of 4 mm.they perform well in uphill and flat paths i…See More
May 27
Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion poles?
"Sounds good. Be sure to train the downhills. They are just as important as training uphills. Downhills are your opportunity to make up time. Keep us posted."
Mar 2
geoffroy replied to geoffroy's discussion poles?
"hi eric, thank you for your answer for my next course in may, i think i will try without poles. if things go wrong, espicially if i find the hiking sections too hard, i will further train with poles and try them on another course."
Mar 2
Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion poles?
"Hi Geoffroy - great question here, and great also to hear you are into the ultras. I coach many runners who race the Europe/France mountain circuit and many of them use poles for your style of mountains. As a coach AND runner, I have also found that…"
Mar 1
geoffroy posted a discussion

poles?

hi, sorry if don't post in the right sectioni'm not new in forefoot strike running, but just recently begun running ultra trails .i have a 80K scheduled in may in south of france, were i live, with aproximatively 3000 meters D+, and i'm also considering doing another 80K in september in the mountain, with a bit more D+.i can't make up my mind on using poles for long runs or not.i've never used them, nor trained with, and i'm rather inclined on running with minimal gear.but here in france, many…See More
Mar 1
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