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For foot strength, less is more
Barefoot running / Biomechanics / Uncategorized

For foot strength, less is more

Check out this season’s running shoe guide and you will undoubtedly be overwhelmed by the options, each model carrying its unique promise for improved comfort and performance. Your traditional shoes guarantee the perfect level of support and motion control, your minimalist shoes provide unprecedented ground feel and flexibility, and – at the opposite end of … Continue reading

Running to the heart’s discontent
Running health

Running to the heart’s discontent

We’ve long been told that aerobic exercise like running is heart-healthy. Runners enjoy a wealth of benefits like reduced blood pressure, improved cholesterol levels, and lower risk of diabetes and heart disease. But occasionally, these facts are undermined by news of runners, sometimes the very picture of good health, dying from cardiovascular conditions. The running … Continue reading