Barefoot running and so-called minimalistic running has been all the rage the last few years. Less is more, right?
NO! It simply isn’t that simple.
If you are going to run barefoot or in minimalist shoes, you must have the right biomechanics and must have strong feet. If you do not, you are likely to find yourself injured if you jump into minimalist shoes without proper preparation.
The fact is that we all have different biomechanics. A fancy trend orchestrated by the shoe companies will not change that fact – no matter how awesome the colors those minimalist shoes come in. That isn’t to say that we can’t make ourselves stronger so we can more effectively utilize these tools. Read more >>