running shoes

Save Your Sole and Your Budget: Run Barefoot

Want to save $500 a year, be as fit as a lion, and stick it to big corporations? If you're a runner, it's easy. Give up running shoes and go barefoot. Your gait will improve, you'll suffer fewer injuries, and you'll be making great strides toward easing your budget, devotees insist.

Do Running Shoes Run the Risk of Injury?

Runners spend $20 billion a year on running shoes, but is all the fancy footwear really a good investment? A new study finds running with running shoes exerts a lot more stress on key joints than running barefoot, potentially increasing a runner%u2019s risk of developing osteoarthritis.