Don’t give in to the hype: Soft-cushioned running shoes increase leg stiffness, do not protect against impact

(Natural News) Soft-cushioned running shoes were advertised to be safer and more comfortable for athletes. But a recent study warned that such footwear might make legs stiffer, and the resulting increase in impact loading may make it much more likely for the foot to get injured. The study evaluated a small group of physically active young men who…

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