Joe Nimble
Close filters
Filter by:

Science

There are still many that believe the heel-toe pattern is not how our ancestors used to walk, especially when barefoot. Walking (even barefoot and in sandals) is a heel-toe gait.
The evolutionary drive to minimise energy cost seems to have been ignored by modern proponents of forefoot walking. This piece will dispel the myth that humans are evolved to walk on the forefoot.
Running-related injury rates are between 30% and 80% annually; the knee being the most common site of injury. This prevalence has promoted research into possible mechanisms and solutions.