Today's topic on "A Runner's Diary" in the Sports section of the Straits Times on page B11 touches on whether running barefoot is a fad.
We have written on this before and there is definitely evidence that running shoes may not prevent injuries http://weloverunning.blogspot.com/2010/08/do-your-running-shoes-prevent-injuries.html and
We are not saying you need to be barefoot while running but as written before, please do so progressively if you're giving it a try. Better still, come run with us during our running club and we'll show you how to run pain free.
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