What’s wrong with this picture? It’s a runner heel striking in minimalist shoes, which are supposed to make you avoid heel strike, but they don’t always do that unless you run barefoot first because it’s the most effective way to make it easier for you to connect properly on your forefoot. Read more here!
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.