Forefoot Running Benefits: Prevents Hyper Pronation

Forefoot Running Benefits: Prevents Hyper Pronation

Many of the root causes of most running-related injuries are determined by how much a runner pronates. Too much pronation during running has been consistently linked to a long-list of injuries, however it turns out that running with a forefoot strike may do a better job at keeping pronation within a safer range as compared with heel strike running. 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