Brooks Kinetic Wedge – 1986

In 1986, Brooks released a running shoe with the Kinetic Wedge. The Kinetic wedge is a commonly used design feature for foot orthotics to manage conditions like functional hallux limitus. It was unusual to have…

What happened to barefoot running?

what happened to barefoot running

Barefoot running was a fad that did not last long. This Google Trends graph clearly shows what happened to it: Despite all the hype and rhetoric and propaganda about it online, runners simply lost interest…