Barefoot Versus Running Shoes: Which Is (Surprisingly) More Efficient?

Many folks extol the virtues of barefoot or minimal running shoes and or styles. We have contended that you often need to “earn the right” to be able to do this through our mantra “skill, endurance, strength”.

Here is an interesting take by Alex Hutchinson from Runner World and his review of Franz, Wierzbinski and Kram’s study published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, explaining why, metabolically speaking, shod running may be more efficient

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