5 reasons to heel strike!

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Simon Bartold

Sports podiatrist Adelaide, South Australia

I continue to read that heel striking is bad for you.

Here are 5 reasons, based on science, it simply.. is not!

As always.. please feel free to share and comment!

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Simon Bartold

Sports podiatrist Adelaide, South Australia

Simon Bartold is a graduate of Adelaide University where he gained a Bachelor Degree in Science majors in Physiology and Zoology.  He holds postgraduate fellowships in Sports Podiatry with the Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, in Sport Sciences with Sports Medicine Australia, and in the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine with the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) Simon has been an executive board member of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation and Past President of the Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, and remains the only podiatrist worldwide to ever hold a commission position with the International Sports Medicine Federation (F.I.M.S.). He has been the consultant podiatrist to the Australian Institute of Sport Cricket Academy, The British Cricket Academy and the Indian cricket Team, as well as a number of state and national sporting teams. He was the Deputy Director of Podiatry Services at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. He attended his 4th Olympic Games working in London in 2012. He has published over 30 papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals, has authored or contributed chapters to7 books. He has lectured at international conferences in 42 countries.

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