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Cushionism...the Latest Term Made Up by Crybaby Minimalist Shoe Zealots

Discussion in 'Podiatry Arena' started by Admin, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. Admin

    Admin Administrator Staff Member

    A new word has been made up by the minimalist shoe zealots who are dis-heartened that their dying fad, a fad which they are still trying to perpetuate with hype and bluster, is gradually fading away into oblivion. This new word "cushionism", and the accompanying article which complains about it from the website of one of the most fanatical believers in "minimalism" in running shoes, Mark Cuccazella, has so many things wrong with it, I don't know where to begin. Do these people ever acknowledge any of the scientific research on running biomechanics and running shoe biomechanics that been published over the last three decades that prove their statements wrong??! No, because they cherry-pick only the articles that match their belief system. What a waste of good electrons!

    Cushionism is a Faulty Belief System

    Definition of Crybaby: 2. a person who complains too much, usually in a whining manner.

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