The experts offer different opinions on the run barefoot. One group says it is beneficial to health, while the other group believes the exact opposite. People who like to run barefoot, like Christopher McDougall, author of the bestseller ‘Born to Run’, say that running barefoot improves the tranquility of the corridor and prevents knee and ankle problems.
The other part is against these findings claiming that it can generate more than one health problem. Here are some of the advantages of running barefoot:
Different investigations carried out have found that barefoot runners have an efficiency of 4% compared to runners with shoes.
There is a developing steady gait that gradually helps strengthen and tone the muscles of the foot, ligaments and tendons. (more…)