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Thread: Risk of bone/spinal injuries from jogging barefoot?

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    golo
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    Default Risk of bone/spinal injuries from jogging barefoot?

    I was given advice of to never run/jog barefoot on hard surfaces (bitumen/footpath) since it may lead to bone/spinal injuries. Running barefoot on grassy area is ok, he said. Is this true? Since my Junior High School years I usually take off my shoes for longer runs or those that are timed because that way I could run further before needing a break. I found that the shoes would only make my feet sore after the run.

    By the way, what brand of running shoes do people find comfortable and would recommend?

    Thanks





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    chestnut
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    Default Risk of bone/spinal injuries from jogging barefoot?

    walking and running bare foot are some of the best things we can do for our feet. Particularly so if you are a serious runner/athlete.

    in barefoot running, you are forced to execute good technique by landing on the mid-foot. if you are a heel hitter, you can do this with well-cushioned heels in running shoes, but landing on your heel while running barefoot on a solid surface would hurt so much you would not be able to do it....barefoot running will help you learn a good technique and strengthen your support preventing injury

    this guy reckons the cheaper the shoe, the better. as long as they feel good and fit well,

    if you think thats a little extreme or not to your needs and desires, try new balance or ascics. make sure they are runners not x-trainers.


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