Perform heel raises with your toes on a folded towel to increase toe strength.
The preferred path model of running biomechanics points to a new way to help runners improve speed and prevent injury.
Discover the facts about Achilles tendon problems and the steps you can take to prevent them and help them heal.
A simple adjustment can help your foot recover from an injury. But the effects of an adjustment go beyond that – correcting imbalances of the joints of the feet can improve the way your brain controls posture and movement.
Many runners have switched to a “barefoot” running style that involves landing on the forefoot instead of the heel. Forefoot landing may offer protection from overuse injury. But new research shows that a conventional running style is more energy efficient.
I heard a lot about “barefoot” running and wanted to find out more about it, so I read much of the research and even tried it out myself….
The MBT shoe – and its knock-off variants – have been marketed as a way to mimic the natural gait pattern of Masai warriors. That may be true, or it may be marketing hype. Is there a benefit to using these kinds of shoes?