With summer in sight, we're aching to spend our waking hours outdoors, preferably barefoot. Because taking off your shoes and grounding your feet into the earth is one of the most liberating, powerful feelings, especially when the weather is beautiful. Studies even show that going barefoot—otherwise known as "earthing"—has health benefits like increasing antioxidants and improving sleep.
So as we prepare to take more of our workouts outdoors, your mind may have wandered to barefoot running. I know mine has! Maybe you have friends who do it, or perhaps you've tried it once or twice yourself. But is it good for you? Let's talk about that.