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Jan 24, 2022

Associate Professor Dustin Joubert of Stephen F. Austin State University discusses his study comparing seven carbon-plated "Super Shoes", and how runners and triathletes should interpret and use the results. We also discuss more informal testing that Dr Joubert is doing on a regular basis in his lab, including shoes not included in the study. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is a super shoe, what are the purported benefits, and the proposed mechanisms behind them? 

-The Super Shoe study: protocol, shoes included, results and conclusions. Are the Nikes all-conquering? 

-What does this mean for consumers? How should triathletes and runners go about selecting shoes for racing? 

-Dr Joubert's informal testing, including the Adidas Adios Pro 2 and running in crocs! 

-How do running economy benefits translate to performance benefits? 

-What happens to the benefits from Super Shoes when running uphill or downhill? 

 

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