When we have to choose a minimalist shoe we have to consider various factors. One of the most important is if we want a shoe with all minimalist properties «Pure Minimalist Shoe» or a shoe with some of it «Intermediate Minimalist Shoe». In both categories you can find specific minimalist shoes for each terrain or situation:
To make the transition to a more efficient and less harmful racing style, you should choose a minimalist intermediate shoe, and depending on the situation in which you are going to use it, choose one of the categories listed above: asphalt, mountain,...
All ZaMi shoes that are categorized as a minimalist shoe: pure or intermediate will meet the following requirements:
On the other hand, we can find Natural Running Shoes that facilitate the middle or forefoot landing for a more natural running technique, but that do not have minimalist characteristics as such.
Next shoe we can find is «Natural Running Shoe». This kind of shoes help feet to land with the middle or advanced feet area for a more natural running technique but they do not have minimalist properties as we know.
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In the following link you can read the frequently asked questions about running technique and minimalism.
In »Clínica del Corredor« as ZaMi collaborator in sharing information on sport shoes, has also provided information that can help us in making decision when purchasing a shoe.