Back when shoes did not exist, we walked around barefoot and some tribes around the world still do this today. Kenyan runners are known around the world for their long distance running and they train barefoot when they are children.
I wanted to go back to my roots and use my feet the way they used to be. For the past few months, I’ve been experimenting with walking around at the office when no one was around, outside in the yard and driveway, playing at the gym, etc, barefoot.
Here are some benefits of walking barefoot that I discovered:
If you have gait or balance issues, try walking barefoot to regain some sensation in your feet.
Dr. Amanda is a non-traditional chiropractor who focuses on Neuro-Optimization in Ottawa, Canada.