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Does Barefoot Running Decrease the Chance of Running-Related Injury?

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

runningBarefoot running is rising in popularity among runners, causing many to question the switch.  These runners are hoping barefoot running will provide greater comfort and less pain and wear on the body. Christopher McDougall’s 2009 book Born to Run discusses barefoot running as a move that goes back to natural running. The book attributes many running-related injuries to wearing shoes.