University of Colorado Study Determines that “Running in lightweight, cushioned shoes is equally as efficient as running barefoot.” | Runblogger
Pete has a great run-through of his interpretations of a recent study on shoe weight and forefoot strikers:
All of the above being said, this study does provide some interesting and useful results. To be quite honest, I would not be surprised in the least if most people are more economical when running in a lightweight racing flat than when barefoot.
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