Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Barefoot hillwalking

Ok amid all the discussion of the benefits of going barefoot, or at least of minimal shoes, this video is a scream. Climbing big mountains barefoot:


Asclepius said...

Closed-toed shoes are believed to inhibit formation of the arches of the foot: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/74-B/4/525

According to Wiki, going barefoot on varying terrain would seemingly facilitate the formation of arches.

Asclepius said...

Another interesting article on barefooting. This time a guy who ran the Snowden Marathon:


Chris said...

Thanks Asclepius - good links