STUDY Running Shoes vs. Barefoot Shoes

In a blog on the NYTimes.com website, columnist Gretchen Reynolds makes a case for running shoes in light of all the recent news about barefoot shoes.

“For the past few years, proponents of barefoot running have argued that modern athletic shoes compromise natural running form. But now a first-of-its-kind study suggests that, in the right circumstances, running shoes make running physiologically easier than going barefoot.”

Click here to read the full article on the NYTimes.com blog.


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