To go barefoot or to not go barefoot. An interesting article from Slowtwitch.com on “The Great Running Debate”. Be sure to read the comments after the article. Good stuff!
The Great Running Debate
What constitutes good running form? Does good form lend itself to natural, or barefoot, or minimalist, running technology? What are the hallmarks of that technology? By Dan Empfield from www.slowtwitch.com
And an article from the New York Times on orthotics:
Benno M. Nigg has become a leading researcher on orthotics — those shoe inserts that many athletes use to try to prevent injuries. And what he has found is not very reassuring.