August 23, 2012 / Category: Fitness Community
Barefoot or minimalist? Midfoot or forefoot strike? New studies show the debate may be null.
The fitness industry is full of hotly contested opinions. Which shoe to wear and how to land are two of the current topics being debated by scientists, trainers, engineers and even the athletes themselves. Footstrike and shoe design are interdependent on each other. How you land determines the shoe you should wear. At the same time, many runners are selecting a shoe that they think will help them improve a certain form of running.