Published on 02-09-2010 09:18 AM
It has been interesting to read all the barefoot running debates which have been appearing thick and fast since Christopher McDougall’s excellent book, ‘Born to Run’ hit the shelves last year. Although this book is regularly quoted as a major promotion for barefoot running if it is read correctly you find that only one person, ‘Barefoot Ted’ actually runs barefoot.
What the book is really about is ‘minimalist running’. Shoes have been worn for centuries, not as medical devices