Emerging studies continues to tip the balance in favor of pure minimal shoes.
Barefoot running sandals, such as the Huaraches worn by the Tarahumara Indians, improve running technique by reducing over-striding.
The heelless architecture of Tarahumara shoes encourages a forefoot strike over a heel strike and may be relevant to runners knee prevention.
Top 5 Vibram Five Fingers recommended for forefoot running.
Nike Free not minimalist enough for forefoot running because they’re similar to regular running shoes which encourage heel strike & high knee loads.