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

Shaky science for shoes and soles
Barefoot running

Shaky science for shoes and soles

Bare feet, Vibram five-fingers, racing flats or motion control shoes? By now almost every runner is aware of the increasingly heated debate over how much shoe cushion, heel-to-toe drop and structure are ideal. The medical, scientific and running communities comprise both die-hard barefoot and shod running advocates; yet presently, support for both sides of the argument … Continue reading