Initial heel contact is the natural way to walk barefoot

Initial heel contact (heel strike) is the natural way to walk barefoot.

When humans walk, whether barefoot or otherwise, an initial heel contact when stepping is the normal, natural gait. This is often referred to as walking with a heel strike, and is what the human foot is designed to do.

An initial heel contact (strike) does not mean a hard hit to the surface

The term “heel strike” is a little misleading, however, because it tends to Continue reading “Initial heel contact is the natural way to walk barefoot”

You can go barefoot in cold weather

Barefoot in cold weather and snow is easy and fun.

The benefits and joys of going barefoot do not have to be compromised just because the seasons change and the weather starts getting colder.

Barefooting in colder temperatures is quite possible, but challenging

Going barefoot in the cold weather of winter can sometimes be a challenge. One way it’s a challenge is when someone has worn shoes for many years, their feet have gotten used to always being enclosed in a warm covering. So even in relatively mild temperatures, their feet without shoes will probably feel Continue reading “You can go barefoot in cold weather”