How to Run with Less Impact

How To Run with Less Impact

12/04/2020 Bretta Riches 0

More evidence supports the idea that forefoot running may do more to limit injury because there’s less all-around impact stress on the body as compared with heel strike running

Barefoot Running Benefits: Better Proprioception

What is Proprioception and How it Can Make You Run Better

07/09/2019 Bretta Riches 0

Spending more time running barefoot can drastically help improve the nervous systems proprioception which is the awareness of joint and limb position sense and the forces acting on them and also plays a big role in balance control and foot strike intensity. This in turn can help significantly improve your running stride mechanics such as avoiding high-impact landings because when you run barefoot, a part of the body’s proprioceptive system, the impact-avoidance reflex, is more strongly activated as compared with running in thickly cushioned running shoes.

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