Although there are very few exceptions, barefoot runners and most minimalist shoe runners run with a forefoot strike whereas most runners who wear thick heel running shoes strike the ground on their heel.
When it comes to adopting the proper running form, kids are in a better situation than adult shod runners because the connection between the touch receptors…
The main reason heel strike running causes Achilles injury more so than forefoot running.
Foot strike is everything in running. That is why we must know the factors that influence it, so we don’t get injured.
There is a big black hole in the research regarding the correct running form for distance runners. What is the correct running form anyway?
The main cause of barefoot running injuries is landing with a heel strike instead of a forefoot strike. Many inexperienced barefoot runners were habitual shod heel strikers.
Comparing the injury rates between heel strikers and forefoot strikers.