Thursday, March 18, 2010
Barefoot training, or rather training the intrinsic muscles of the foot by using shoes with less control is an essential part of maintaining good foot health and function. This should be done carefully via using appropriate ‘loads' (or changes in shoes) to ensure that injury is avoided and maximum gain can still be obtained. Using appropriate shoes for training, especially running, is also extremely important to stay injury free. Shoe companies generally have information regarding their shoes and the features of the shoes, which is available on websites and in catalogues. When buying shoes ensure that that these features are what is required of your foot type.
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