I was surfing through the net about barefoot running, when I cam across this site.
It gives a comparison of a normal shoe vs Vibram Fivefingers vs Barefoot in a slow motion video shot.
Here are the videos.
Brooks Adrenaline GTS 8 from Runblogger on Vimeo.
The 3 videos are Courtesy of http://www.runblogger.com/.
Personally I feel that when the runner transit to barefoot running, Heel Strike is gone. Also I notice that in the first Video, the reason for the heel strike may be cause by the heel cushion. This is because it seems that the thick cushion cause the “Heel” to reach the ground first. Maybe that is the reason why I am suffering from Heel Strike?….
There are more videos on http://www.runblogger.com/. > Check it out
- Well Blog: Running in Vibram FiveFingers (well.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Should You Start Barefoot Running? (fitsugar.com)
- Barefoot Running: Is it Better? (runningshoes.org)