Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman has ditched his trainers and started running barefoot. His research shows that barefoot runners, who tend to land on their fore-foot, generate less impact shock than runners in sports shoes who land heel first. This makes barefoot running comfortable and could minimize running-related injuries
End the oppression of shoes!
I go without them whenever I can get away with it. Sometimes to humorous effect near broken glass.
And when I say humorous I mean painful.