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My Farewell Letter to My Unit and the Air Force.

Air force, retirement. ANG, Air National Guard, Go Guard.

I am very proud of the fact that for the rest of my life I can say, “I was a Master Sergeant in the United Staes Air Force.” ~David Soto Jr. I think this website is going away. Since this

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My Personal Transition into Minimalist Footwear Part 5

  “When you’ve worn a positive-heeled shoe the bulk of your life, your tiny parts are distributed differently than you need them to be in order to walk with your heels down. To transition abruptly is to run the risk

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My Personal Transition into Minimalist Footwear Part 3

“Nearly everyone who runs in minimal drop shoes will tell you they feel awesome on your feet and give you better ground feel. They make for a much more enjoyable running experience that makes it very hard to go back

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My Personal Transition into Minimalist Footwear Part 2

“Yet with all this ultra-running going on, no data on running injuries exists prior to the creation of the modern, super-structured running shoe in the 1970s. Does that mean no one ever got hurt? More likely, it means runners were

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My Personal Transition into Minimalist Footwear Part 1

“One surprising advantage the Tarahumara seem to have over the rest of the world is their lack of technology. They essentially run barefoot or in sandals and experience very little in the way of injury. Over the years, running shoes

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