Tuesday July 14, 2020

If the shoe fits . . .

Minimalist running shoes may be all the rage, but anyone thinking of adopting them should tread carefully, writes Jasper Winn.

30th March, 2014

So you've joined the minimal shoe craze? It looks like you're running in your slippers. A friend was eyeing the light kung-fu sneakers I'd just run ten kilometres in. No, I assured him, I hadn't fallen for a fad. Rather I'd returned to the kind of footwear I'd used all through my teenaged years.

Back then any old pair of sneakers would do, whether I was competing cross-county, or just fun running for hours on...

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