Published on 18th March 2015 by

Catalyst: Barefoot Running – Is running barefoot better than running in shoes?

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A growing number of runners are abandoning their supportive, cushioned sneakers and choosing to run with bare feet. Punters say running without shoes is more natural, and can reduce running injuries. But, what does the science say? Ruben Meerman is hooked up to monitoring equipment to measure the impacts of hoofing it barefoot and in runners.

Catalyst, ABC Australia. Ref 6405

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