Monday, July 19, 2010

High Heels Are Harmful

The Journal of Experimental Biology published a study that indicates high heels are harmful. Leg sonograms of women who frequently wear 2-inch or higher heels found that these women had thicker & stiffer Achilles tendons and calf muscle fibers that were ~13% shorter than women who don't. The calf muscle size was the same, however.

What should high-heelers do? Just stretch after you take your high heels off.

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