Originally Posted by enayes
It's all about technique/form. Heel striking is extremely rough on the knees and joints. Some people get away with it but it causes a lot of injuries.
IMO, having a good technique's far more important than how you strike the floor.
You can heel strike with good technique and have no injuries, and you can strike with the forefoot and destroy your body.
People focus way too much on their feet and that 180 strides per min bullshit.