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2010-10-25 18:29:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Until recently, running shoeless has had little more than a fringe following of enthusiasts.

2010-04-29 07:20:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Last fall Soft Star Shoes noticed a sharp increase in calls from customers requesting modifications to their existing line of glove-like moccasins.

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2010-01-27 15:55:00

Scientists have found that those who run barefoot, or in minimal footwear, tend to avoid "heel-striking," and instead land on the ball of the foot or the middle of the foot.

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2010-01-04 10:59:54

Greater stresses on joints than running barefoot or walking in high-heeled shoes observed.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.