Running: Run to be Free Physically, Emotionally and Mentally
The Physical benefits:
9. Strengthens lower legs: Besides toughening the skin on the underside of the feet to handle variety of surfaces, barefoot running aids in overall conditioning of lower legs. For example, the arches of the feet have been found to flatten if left unexercised, as reported by Headlee and Fiolkowski at www. sportsci.org.