Ryan Ford (of APEX Movement fame) and Dr. Kenneth Kao (Vital Balance Chiropractic) take an in-depth look at the problems with traditional running shoes, common injuries caused by shoes, pros who train barefoot, how to choose a good shoe, proprioception, pressure pad graphs of different footwear and how to start training barefoot.
“How do you choose a good shoe? You want a wide space for your toes to fit inside the shoe”
“You want the thinnest material possible from your foot to the ground – which means you will be able to sense more”
“One thing I notice about VIVOBAREFOOT, which is fantastic, is that you can basically roll them up in a ball; which means that they will be more responsive to the environment around you “