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Barefoot Running Risks

Barefoot Running: The Science Behind the Fad

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Running magazines would lead you to believe that barefoot running reduces injury risk and potentially maximizes performance. However, it appears that, as this is a new trend, there is simply insufficient prospective data to say otherwise. But there may be a few trade-offs.

Born To Run Barefoot? Some End Up Getting Injured

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — Swept by the barefoot running craze, ultramarathoner Ryan Carter ditched his sneakers for footwear that mimics the experience of s...