Thursday, November 18, 2010

Is Running Barefoot Better For You?

There is quite of bit of discussion about running barefoot these days.

Some experts speculate that it's better for you to run barefoot. I'm not sure I believe that, but check out the following article and video featuring Harvard Professor Dan Lieberman from to see what you think.

Whether we like it or not, running is not a natural act for our bodies. It's a lot like throwing a baseball - we can do it, but it causes a lot of stress on our bodies - whether you're running with shoes or not. Be reasonable in your expectations for your body to avoid getting set back with injury.

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