A running gait where the heel of the foot hits the ground first, taking the impact. Encouraged by wedge-heeled running shoes.
A flat sandal with woven straps, worn for foot protection and (close to) barefoot running by people like the Tarahumara.
Painful inflammation of the tissue on the sole of the foot.
Turning or rotating the foot so the inside edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
Turning or rotating the foot so the outside edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
A native people (also known as the Rarámuri) of NW Mexico, renowned for their long-distance running prowess. Most recently given wide publicity by Chris McDougall's Born To Run.