Tag: shoes

Minimalist Shoes

Gear: Shoes for not-quite-barefoot running Barefoot running has become a hot fitness trend thanks to evidence that it can reduce injuries and strengthen feet. But ironically, many “barefooters” prefer to keep their feet covered. Fear of injuries from broken glass, rocks and other sharp objects more »

For Some in New York Marathon, Barefoot Is Way to Go

For Some in New York Marathon, Barefoot Is Way to Go – NYTimes.com. If running 26.2 miles in a couple of hours seems daunting, imagine doing it barefoot. Barefoot runners are still a tiny number of the more than 43,000 expected to race in the more »

Barefoot Runners Knock the Socks Off Jogging World

(May 14) — Barefoot Ken Bob Saxton might not be the fastest runner on the road, but he never has to stop to tie his shoes. The California jogger is one of the leaders of the barefoot running movement, a small but growing niche of more »