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A 34-year-old member asked:

i have been running with my barefoot shoes, the the toes. how can i safety continue without increasing my shin slint?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Cut the mileage aftr: A 5-7 day break from running and build back up sssllloooowwwwwlllllyyyyy.
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 19 years experience
Barefoot shoes: If you are at risk for shin split then you want to try to prevent not having them, because they can be very painful. Good posture, form and biomechanics with keep you aligned.

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