Study Finds Barefoot Runners Have Less Foot Stress Than Shod Ones

Scientists have found that people who run barefoot, or in minimal footwear, tend to avoid heel-striking, and instead land on the ball of the foot or the middle of the foot, using the architecture of the foot and leg to avoid hurtful and potentially damaging impacts.

Exercise Connected With Healthier Aging: New Studies

Four new studies published in the January 25 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine connect exercise with healthy aging, via lowered risk or slower progression of age-related conditions or through in improvements in overall health in older age.