Shoeless running may spare feet

Going barefoot ends pounding on heel, Harvard study finds

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / January 28, 2010

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We were born to run, but maybe not with shoes on. New research, led by Harvard scientists and published today, shows that people who run barefoot or with minimal shoes - as people have done for millions of years - often land on their feet in a way that avoids a jarring impact. That’s very different from most shoe-clad runners, ... (Full article: 1035 words)

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