smart guys. wrote:
The shoe thing is smart. Toes should be able to dorsiflex ,not be tightly strapped down to the toe of a flat shoe.
Yes. Additionally, most folks do not realise how much their forefoot will widen and swell after several days of long mileage. It also allows the feet to dry much better - though I would pick a pair of wool socks over what Mr. young appears to be wearing.