Vibram Fivefingers Komodo Sport

Vibram Fivefingers Komodo Sport

I wanted to try the Vibram Fivefingers shoes for a long time, not in the least thanks to my friend Wouter, who wears them even to official presentations. Still, the years passed by and I did not seem to ever had the time, money, and courage to take them on.

Now, I am finally a proud owner of a Fivefingers Komodo Sport (I think, I threw away the papers and the box). They were comfortable right from the beginning but when I started running in them… How should I put it to you? You see, for the first time in my life, I am actually looking forward to my jogging time now.

They are extremely comfortable and pleasant to run in. Of course, I have to watch out not to step on very sharp stones and other obstacles that I never noticed before. But the feel is exhilarating. I always had the right set of the foot and never hit the road with the heel, so these shoes feel so right, so proper. I thoroughly enjoy running now.

Now I simply want to wear them all the time and I am wondering if I can be so brave as to get myself a pair of Fivefingers in black to wear to the office… Walking in Fivefingers is a slightly awkward affair at the beginning because I am used to coming hard with my heel to the floor in soft shoes. However, as I wear them more and more, I adapt my walking style and I think it is getting better fast.… -->

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Olympics 2012

I wonder, is it only my personal impression or Olympics 2012 is really quite a bit understated and under-promoted? I have a feeling that all previous Olympics were going up the curve in terms of publicity, advertisements and public expectations.

This time… it feels like if the world has a lot on its mind and could not care much for a yet another Olympics. Weird.

  • Hottest Female Athletes in the Olympics 2012
  • The naughty 2012 Olympics logo
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A-ha! Aerobics and sleep!

When it comes to curbing hunger, aerobic exercise, like running on a treadmill, is more effective than non-aerobic activities, such as weightlifting. So says a study in American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

Actually, sleep has a lot to do with ghrelin too. Previous research reveals not getting enough sleep boosts ghrelin levels and increases hunger and appetite, which can contribute to weight gain and obesity. Just another reason why getting sufficient sleep is a good idea!… -->

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