The science behind why certain sneakers can actually help you run faster

  • Running shoes: How science can help you to run faster and more efficiently
  • Another claim is that if there is more cushioning in the midsole, then an athlete can run with straighter legs , again making them more efficient.
  • Adding stiff plates within the [midsole], may also help an athlete to run better by redistributing positive lower limb joint work from the knee to the joint of your toes above the ball of your foot .
  • You might want to consider using lighter materials, materials that return more energy or materials, which allow the shoe to be more fitted to the foot .

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