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Old 09-23-2012, 11:01 AM   #39
Povl Carstensen
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Originally Posted by r2473 View Post
How does the foam padding make them minimalist shoes? I thought one of the major problems with "traditional" running shoes was too much padding. Aren't you basically taking a minimalst shoe and converting it back to a traditional shoe?
Minimalist shoes can have insoles and still be zero drop, and far more close to the ground than traditional shoes. So its not a question of "all padding is bad", more "too much padding is bad", a bit like with carbohydrates.
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