Barefoot is One Step Beyond

Allan McGavin physiotherapist Dan Wilson weighs in on Barefoot running in this Vancouver Sun article.

Here’s what Dan has to say:

“It’s an extreme step from a supportive shoe to a minimalist non-supported shoe,” said physiotherapist Dan Wilson from the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre’s location at the Plaza of Nations in downtown Vancouver. “It (a minimalist shoe) encourages a more natural running stride with less of a heel strike, but people who have been using a supportive shoe don’t have the foot strength in their ligaments and fascia.”

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