Originally Posted by Johnstown
there is that whole barefoot running movement going on...allot of people claiming all the padding actually screws up your natural step and makes you more susceptible to injury.
I'm 100% with them. About a year ago I went for a run, hadn't done that in a while. Was supposed to do 10k but after 3k my knees were bugging me. Tossed away the shoes and finished the run on socks (on concrete / asphalt). Knee problems were instantly gone.