Is Forefoot Running Better?

Is Forefoot Running Better?

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!

Bretta Riches

"I believe the forefoot strike is the engine of endurance running..."

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.
Bretta Riches