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Study: Running Economy Improves After a 4 Week Simulated Barefoot Running Program | Runblogger

Study: Running Economy Improves After a 4 Week Simulated Barefoot Running Program | Runblogger | Xero Shoes | Scoop.it
Running Economy Improves After a 4 Week Simulated Barefoot #Running Program | Runblogger http://t.co/2lnAHEbL #runradar
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A compelling study that prompts some great questions (my first question: How might it have been if they were in a REALLY "barefoot" shoe, like Xero Shoes?)

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Study Says Barefoot Running Is Less Efficient: Is This True?

Study Says Barefoot Running Is Less Efficient: Is This True? | Xero Shoes | Scoop.it
A study says that light shoe cushioning is better than barefoot running, even though many experts argue that the latter is still more beneficial.
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It may be true if you're the type of runner studied -- same weight, same speed, same footstrike pattern, same skill -- otherwise, the jury is still out. 

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