What are the benefits and downfalls of barefoot running?
What are the benefits and downfalls of barefoot running? Years ago, a book called Born to Run convinced an entire generation of runners that barefoot running was better than running with shoes. Africa has produced many Kenyan NYC marathon winners who grew up running barefoot to school and culturally spent most of their time without shoes. The book suggested that they were better runners because of this and as a result, they ran faster and it was better for them. The book failed to mention that years of adaptation were also built into their boy mechanics. The truth is that Read More »