Jump to content

How do you walk?  

11 members have voted

  1. 1. How do you walk?

    • Ball of foot strikes ground first
      3
    • Heel strikes ground first
      7
    • Entire foot strikes ground at the same time
      0
    • Something else
      1


Recommended Posts

I thought this was interesting, but I'm a little skeptical. 

"before structured shoes became prevalent in the 16th century ... people walked with a different gait, pushing onto the balls of our feet instead of rocking forward on our heels."

http://www.openculture.com/2017/10/people-walked-a-little-differently-during-medieval-times-a-quick-primer.html

How do you walk? 

Edited by notme
Added quote

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This solves another issue - men were giants back then! Well now we know - prada heels! cheeky

I had no idea and thanks to you I was forced to leave my comfortable chair to test it out lol... I'm 50:50, mostly on the back heel but equally reliant on landing on the front portion (i'm assuming 'ball of feet') when balancing weight/stride. Then again, wouldn't fast paced walking and running entirely bank on the front portion of the feet? Nah, aint gonna test that - burned too many calories already lifting a cup of tea 8 times.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@notme

lnteresting and makes good sense.

How about Roman sandals?

Then there is "lndian path". We use to try to walk like that as kids. Real hard to do. lt is equivalent to walking on a concrete curb along the side of streets. Like a balance-beam for us.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Recent Posts on ShiaChat!

    • وَإِنَّ عَلَيْكَ اللَّعْنَةَ إِلَى يَوْمِ الدِّينِ
      And surely on you is curse until the day of judgement (15:35)

      لَأَمْلَأَنَّ جَهَنَّمَ مِنكَ وَمِمَّن تَبِعَكَ مِنْهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ
      That I will most certainly fill hell with you and with those among them who follow you, all. (38:85)  
    • Is there a shiachat calendar ?
       
    • Update: you guys, I had the best day at work! 
    • Hi rohani hand is above of ardogan hands that wants say that he want be leader of group Ardogan uses his two hands between Rohani & Putin that takes more space as it saying in news he want returns ottoman empire back &one hand of putin is from above is with Rohani  &also keep the hand of Ardogan so he wants both side &Rohani uses just one hand but lhis eft hand is free he is the only person in two picture that uses just one hand he don't want hand as waiting for Imam Mahdi (aj) but the others just want the world &nothing else.
×