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[mass noun] The sport or activity of running without footwear or in footwear designed to simulate the experience of being barefoot:‘they turned to barefoot running in the hopes of improving performance’
- ‘Coaches agree that barefoot running can strengthen foot muscles while allowing the runner to feel more comfortable.’
- ‘The barefoot running craze has been around for a couple of years now.’
- ‘Barefoot running has, for me, been a big change as a runner.’
- ‘Barefoot running has been around for centuries, but it has enjoyed a renewed popularity the past few years.’
- ‘Fans of barefoot running believe wearing shoes hinders their natural stride, causing pain and injuries.’
- ‘He described barefoot running as a good tool to change your running style.’
- ‘Think of the first weeks of barefoot running as strength training for your feet.’
- ‘We can also switch to barefoot running shoes, which have already been gaining popularity among runner's circles.’
- ‘I was up there this weekend barefoot running in the new snow.’
- ‘Barefoot-running enthusiasts long have believed that running without shoes or in minimalist footwear makes running easier, speedier, and less injurious.’
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