Minimalist or ‘barefoot’ running shoes in action. Photo: Shutterstock Minimalist or ‘barefoot’ running shoes in action. Photo: Shutterstock
Minimalist or ‘barefoot’ running shoes in action. Photo: Shutterstock
Extreme fitness

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What is barefoot running – were we born to run without shoes?

  • Running without shoes is popularised by the 2009 book Born To Run, which argues modern trainers are the source of injuries
  • There are shoes that cater to minimalism like, but not quite, running without shoes

Topic |   Extreme fitness
Minimalist or ‘barefoot’ running shoes in action. Photo: Shutterstock Minimalist or ‘barefoot’ running shoes in action. Photo: Shutterstock
Minimalist or ‘barefoot’ running shoes in action. Photo: Shutterstock
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