The secret ingredient in the world’s fastest marathon shoe lies primarily in its squishy midsole, not in its controversial carbon fiber plate, new CU Boulder research suggests. “This paper demonstrates that the bulk of the energy saved through this shoe comes through its softer, better foam,” said senior author and integrative physiology professor Rodger Kram....
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