Thursday, 6 August 2020

Five Benefits Of Walking Bare Foot


Walking barefoot is a practice that many are beginning to resonate with, citing its medical benefits. However, is it just a millennial hoax, in the name of making us ditch the many pairs of shoes we buy and wear per year? Here are the benefits and what you should know about walking barefoot, turning it into a lifestyle.

1. Enhances blood flow

Stepping onto a surface barefoot ensures that your nerves are very active. Your foot gets to comfortably exercise and be in a good state. Your blood flow is enhanced because you realize that with every step, blood flow enhances.

2.Improves your balance

Have you seen women especially struggle with walking well because they are wearing high heels? Some types of shoes offer imbalance and get you constantly falling down. You'll realize that, walking barefoot will give you the benefit of not falling. No wonder it is recommended that children stay without shoes for longer so that they learn how to walk better without constant falling.

3.Builds stronger leg muscles

Walking barefoot is a form of exercise in itself. You'll realize that you're more likely to feel that your muscles are strong over time by exercising barefoot. This therapy is similar to acupuncture, and meant to get your body in tune with its nerves. When you're going through physiotherapy, the legs are insisted upon, and walking barefoot results in better muscles.


4. Helps To Prevent Foot Deformity

Relief from improperly fitting shoes, which may cause bunions, hammertoes, or other foot deformity.

5. Helps To Improve Sleep

Another study in PubMed revealed that earthing influences physiologic processes and induces relaxation. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine also reported that people who had been exposed to grounding had a better night’s sleep compared with those who did not walk barefoot regularly. Earthing is believed to stabilize circadian rhythms. Perhaps that explains why many people experience a better night’s sleep.

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