Wearing lightweight, flexible, zero-drop footwear with a wide toe box and low elevation helps your body health. Switching to barefoot and minimalist shoes is becoming increasingly popular for better posture and balance. Minimalist shoe walking is as effective as foot strengthening exercises in increasing foot muscle size and strength. The convenience of changing footwear rather than performing specific exercises may result in greater compliance.
What are the 5 benefits of minimalist shoes?
- Wide toe box
- Thin sole
- No arch support
- Zero drop heel
What are the 3 tips on how to walk in minimalist shoes?
- Walk with shorter steps
- Walk smoothly and silently
- Gradually ramp up amount of walking and running in barefoot shoes.