Clients always ask what I think of barefoot running, and if they should jump on the bandwagon. My response tends to be the same – the craze isn’t for every body. Whether you’re a barefoot runner – going Tarahumara huarachi style, sporting Vibram 5 Fingers, or still wearing soled shoes, what matters most is how you run. This video by Good Form Running breaks down proper running form into 3 simple steps: good posture, lean from the ankle, and land on the midfoot.
To improve technique in any sport, especially running, find a qualified coach or have a friend film you and watch the playback to assess your form.