Do you remember how great was the feeling you had as a kid when you went barefoot in the grass or on the beach?
Maybe it’s because the human being is designed to walk barefoot in nature. However, doing it repeatedly on hard man fabricated surfaces can cause foot injuries. We are not designed to walk through the city,it is an appropriate area for your feet to walk bare. Hence the shoes were created to avoid the aggression of the contact field.
On the other hand, recent studies reveal going barefoot on natural surfaces, strengthens the feet and improves blood circulation: there is a profound circulatory network that pushes blood to the heart when we walk properly.
Walking barefoot, activates the biomechanics produced in the foot, and the whole body as a unit, naturally it generates tensional structural reorganization which can relieve the pressure produced by the footwear we use everyday. This is highly recommended to restore joint alignment and anatomic space break.
Earthing is not a new concept — it’s the idea that if you walk around barefoot, especially if you’re walking directly on the ground, you’ll realize the healing benefits of doing so — . Some even call it “yoga” for your feet.
Walking barefoot a few hours in a clean and protected environment, like your own home, can have benefits: it helps natural skin perspiration an allows a break from heels and narrow lasts. Walking on thin sand beach massages and relaxes the muscles and releases the skin hardness (as a natural exfoliant).