Impact reduction is essential for reduced injury risk in running. One aspect of forefoot running that has attracted a lot of attention is there’s significantly far less all-around impact produced as compared with heel strike running. For example, forefoot running improves the degree of stride smoothness by significantly minimizing jerk force. Read more here!
BSc Neurobiology; MSc Biomechanics candidate, ultra minimalist runner & founder of RunForefoot. I was a heel striker, always injured. I was inspired by the great Tirunesh Dibaba to try forefoot running. Now, I'm injury free. This is why I launched Run Forefoot, to advocate the health & performance benefits of forefoot running and to raise awareness on the dangers of heel striking, because the world needs to know.