31 Mar '12, 10am

Vibram shoes named in lawsuit: The danger of barefoot running

Vibram shoes named in lawsuit: The danger of barefoot running

Those of you who have followed this barefoot running debate will immediately recognize that this finding of impact force differences is not new at all. In fact, it was found by Daniel Lieberman in a paper published in Nature about 2 years ago. Lieberman's differences were even more striking - he found that if you run barefoot and land on the heel, then your impact forces are seven times higher than if you land on the heel in shoes.

Full article: http://www.sportsscientists.com/2012/03/vibram-shoes-name...

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