Like barefoot, only better?

Have you been wondering about running or gym workouts (specifically weight lifting)  in flatter shoes? The cushioned heels in running shoes interfere with the natural forefoot running we were designed to do, and those same cushioned heels throw us incorrectly into our forefoot when we are weight lifting.  Five finger style shoes (or at least low profile shoes) can be beneficial in both instances, but the transition to them should be slow and careful.

Read the analysis and suggested progression here.