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Heel striking is perfectly fine according to Runners World Magazine.

Heel striking is perfectly fine according to Runners World Magazine. If you run long distances, you are likely a heel striker. Heel striking is natural for many runners who run fast and run over long distances. Heel striking has also been attributed to stress fractures and other running-related injuries, perhaps unfairly according to Runners World Magazine. The idea that heel striking causes many running injuries has led many runners to retrain to different styles of running such as mid-foot striking which in many ways is less efficient and uses more energy. Running shoes such as the Hoka with its deep Read More »