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Working Out With or Without Shoes?

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One of the most common questions when it comes to working out is whether or not to wear shoes. Some people swear by working out barefoot, while others insist on wearing shoes. So, which one is better? Let's take a closer look at the pros and cons of both options.

Pros of working out with shoes:

  • Support: Shoes provide support to your feet, which can help prevent injuries such as sprains, strains, and fractures. They also provide stability during exercises like squats and lunges.
  • Protection: Shoes protect your feet from sharp objects, rough surfaces, and hot or cold temperatures. This is particularly important if you're working out outside or on a gym floor.
  • Hygiene: Wearing shoes can help prevent the spread of foot infections like athlete's foot and nail fungus.

Cons of working out with shoes:

  • Limited mobility: Shoes can limit your range of motion and prevent you from fully flexing and extending your feet and toes.
  • Unnatural posture: Some shoes, particularly those with elevated heels, can alter your posture and put unnecessary stress on your joints.
  • Over-reliance on shoes: If you always wear shoes when you work out, your feet and ankles may become dependent on them. This can lead to weaker muscles and an increased risk of injury when you do go barefoot.

Pros of working out barefoot:

  • Natural posture: When you work out barefoot, you're able to use your natural posture and alignment, which can reduce stress on your joints.
  • Improved balance: Barefoot training can improve your balance and proprioception (your sense of your body's position in space), which can help prevent falls and injuries.
  • Strengthened feet and ankles: When you work out barefoot, your feet and ankles have to work harder to provide stability and support, which can lead to stronger muscles and a reduced risk of injury.

Cons of working out barefoot:

  • Risk of injury: Working out barefoot can increase your risk of cuts, bruises, and blisters, particularly if you're working out on rough or uneven surfaces.
  • Limited protection: Without shoes, your feet are exposed to bacteria, fungi, and other germs that can cause infections.
  • Limited traction: Some exercises, particularly those that involve jumping or running, require good traction to prevent slips and falls.

So, which is better? What do you prefer?

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I know I prefer shoes, as I live in a place where there are issues with working out otherwise. Live in a place where there are those annoying weeds that can get stuck in your feet, if you end up stepping on them. Even at the gym, I find it easier to just work out with shoes on. Helps keep me in place when I need to lift heavy weights.

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  • 3 weeks later...

If inside my own home, I just do barefoot. I donโ€™t like wearing shoes inside the house. I did try a pair of shoes I kept just for indoor exercising but it was way too cumbersome. I am sensitive in my feet so find I can grip & feel the floor & hence get a better workout in when I go barefoot. If I did classes, Iโ€™d do shoes. Unless it was Yoga.

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It's only when I'm doing yoga that I won't wear a shoe. Also, it's not possible to wear shoes to swim too. I love swimming because it's a very good cardio workout. Anything else other than those two, I will always wear a shoe whenever I'm working out.ย 

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