[ExI] Human running

Tom Nowell nebathenemi at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Jan 15 23:35:03 UTC 2012

Someone posted in the past couple of weeks wondering why humans didn't run on their toes rather than the gait we see today. Well, New Scientist last week had a tiny article in the news section,

Apparently more than two-thirds of people who grew up barefoot running run on their tips rather than heel first. So, humans are capable of both but depending on whether you run barefoot or use shoes makes a big difference in which style you're likely to choose.
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