Barefoot Training: Breaking Down the Basics

By now we’ve all heard about the potential benefits — and concerns — that come with running barefoot. But does the same apply for strength training? By going barefoot, some say you’ll build up greater strength in the ankles and feet, making athletes less susceptible to injury. But by the same token, it’s important to transition gradually to avoid putting too much stress on the body too soon. Tune in to this week’s Fit Minute to hear trainer Cody Storey discuss why he prefers to go shoeless while training — and how to make the switch safely.

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