TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - A study in 2012 from Harvard Medical Publishing mentions that the high heels users will usually have shorter steps, flexed toes, and also calf muscles shrink so that the feet are more susceptible to injury.
Therefore, it is important for you to choose the ideal shoe for maintaining body health, especially muscle.
According to information on the Harvard Medical Publishing page, the criteria of an ideal shoe are to have a wide and non-pointed tip, soft material, and flat surfaces.
Wearing flat shoes has its own advantages for your health. Here are the following reasons:
1. Flat shoes will make the spine remain straight, unlike the high heels that can cause the spine bends.
2. The flat surface will make the calf muscles become more relaxed.
3. Flat shoes can help the body weight distributed evenly on the soles of the feet.
4. Flat shoes are also comfortable; it makes you free to move, does not make you tired, gives you security while walking, and more environmentally friendly.