Researchers continue to explore the possible benefits of the forefoot-landing running style.
Here’s one of the latest findings: forefoot landing reduces the amount of stress on your knees and may help prevent running-related knee problems.
But there’s a price to pay for taking the strain off your knees. The extra load gets shifted to your Achilles tendon and ankles.
The bottom line? You have to find a running style that works for your particular body.
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Read my two other articles on forefoot running:
Update on barefoot running benefits