Bizarre trend? Hippie fad? Next evolution of running?
Whatever your opinion of it, minimalist running is here to stay. Runners poundingor, more appropriately, tip-toeingthe pavement in thin-soled shoes or even barefooted has become a relatively common sight of late. But the phenomenon dates back further than you might think.
Your curiosity brought you here, so let the articles below fill in some blanks. Whether you're contemplating the switch to minimalist running or just want to be able to argue with those who have, our guide will give you a solid footing.
You may be dangerously babying your feet, say minimalist running advocates. Here’s what you need to know.
Scott Douglas made a runner's pilgrimage to Africa. Here is what he learned.
Running coach Andrew Kastor helps you smash through the toughest personal roadblocks.