Some people just can’t get enough of the whole barefoot method running shoe thing, and back up their fancy footwear choice with claims of a more natural gait and fewer injuries.
There’s a theory that forefoot striking is better than heel-striking, and that the extra padding on normal running shoes prevents a forefoot landing.
While that may be true, scientists are now saying that the supposed benefits are all hogwash!
The New York Times summarized the findings of the scientific study as follows:
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Muggles are that much closer to owning an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter!
It's only taken two years, but scientists have finally figured out how to create invisible fabric.
There are still a few bugs, but the result is impressive!
Ch-ch-check out the video (above) and get excited!
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Those weird foot-looking shoes may not be as beneficial for your bod as you may think!
A woman in Florida has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of members against the makers of the FiveFingers shoes for making "deceptive" scientific claims about the funky footwear's health benefits.
Vibram USA Inc touts
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