The question should kids run barefoot is a softball question because most of us should know by now, how bad running shoes are for our foot health and running form.
Many forefoot runners, like Mo Farah and Tirunesh Dibaba have a long stride compared to other forefoot runners, like Galen Rupp –whom of which are all world-class distance runners, but in general, most forefoot runners, even Farah and Dibaba, still have a shorter stride than most heel strike runners.
Many forefoot running beginners complain of a strain calf muscle, which is normal because forefoot running relies mostly on the calf musculature for…
What do you need to do if you suffer from runners shin pain? Swing your leg higher up behind your body when you run.
When I watch Tirunesh Dibaba and other East African runners compete, I am amazed at how smooth and relaxed their arm swing is