Download Flash Player to view this content.

The Homestretch | Jan 17, 2013 | 7:19

Barefoot running

Running in lightweight shoes that have minimal cushioning and support is growing in popularity, but a new study challenges the whole theory behind barefoot running. Doug Dirks asks Reed Ferber the director of the Running Injury Clinic at the University of Calgary for his view.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
The Homestretch - Rail safetyApr 23, 2014 | 4:39The Homestretch Rail safety Audio
The Homestretch Rail safety Apr 23, 2014 | 4:39Canada Safety Council general manager of programs Raynald Marchand discusses new rail safety measures announced today by Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt.
The Homestretch - Gas pricesApr 23, 2014 | 6:58The Homestretch Gas prices Audio
The Homestretch Gas prices Apr 23, 2014 | 6:58Victoria Transport Policy Institute founder and executive director Todd Litman on what is behind the increase in gas prices.
The Homestretch - Searchlight winnerApr 23, 2014 | 6:37The Homestretch Searchlight winner Audio
The Homestretch Searchlight winner Apr 23, 2014 | 6:37Alberta musician Lauren Mann reacts to news that her band has been won best new musical act in southern Alberta in the CBC's Searchlight competition.
The Homestretch - Recycling in landfillsApr 23, 2014 | 5:41The Homestretch Recycling in landfills Audio
The Homestretch Recycling in landfills Apr 23, 2014 | 5:41CBC's Scott Dippel on a plan discussed at city council today to try and reduce the amount of recyclable materials going to landfills.
The Homestretch - Renouncing American citizenshipApr 23, 2014 | 8:02The Homestretch Renouncing American citizenship Audio
The Homestretch Renouncing American citizenship Apr 23, 2014 | 8:02U.S. tax lawyer Alexander Marino joins us to discuss the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and why it it leading some Americans to renounce their citizenship.
The Homestretch - Folkfest lineupApr 23, 2014 | 10:03The Homestretch Folkfest lineup Audio
The Homestretch Folkfest lineup Apr 23, 2014 | 10:03Calgary Folk Music Festival artistic director Kerry Clarke joins us to talk about some of the acts appearing this year.
The Homestretch - Pot studyApr 22, 2014 | 6:55The Homestretch Pot study Audio
The Homestretch Pot study Apr 22, 2014 | 6:55Frank MacMaster from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute on new research that suggests marijuana use may have an effect on brain development for people under 30.
The Homestretch - Lyndon Penner on new bookApr 22, 2014 | 6:22The Homestretch Lyndon Penner on new book Audio
The Homestretch Lyndon Penner on new book Apr 22, 2014 | 6:22Our gardening guru Lyndon Penner joins us to talk about his new book about gardening in Alberta.
The Homestretch - Facebook bankingApr 22, 2014 | 7:09The Homestretch Facebook banking Audio
The Homestretch Facebook banking Apr 22, 2014 | 7:09Technology analyst Carmi Levy discusses reports that Facebook could be about to win approval from Ireland's central bank to operate a digital wallet in Europe.
The Homestretch - Psychiatric assessmentApr 22, 2014 | 5:36The Homestretch Psychiatric assessment Audio
The Homestretch Psychiatric assessment Apr 22, 2014 | 5:36Dr. Kenneth Hashman, the head of forensic psychiatry services for southern Alberta, on what is involved in a psychiatric assessment.
The Homestretch - Searchlight winnerApr 22, 2014 | 5:19The Homestretch Searchlight winner Audio
The Homestretch Searchlight winner Apr 22, 2014 | 5:19CBC Music's Grant Lawrence announces the winner of this year's Searchlight competition for southern Alberta.
The Homestretch - Brian Keating in EcuadorApr 22, 2014 | 7:15The Homestretch Brian Keating in Ecuador Audio
The Homestretch Brian Keating in Ecuador Apr 22, 2014 | 7:15Homestretch naturalist Brian Keating speaks to us from the top of a volcano in Ecuador.
The Homestretch - Transcendence and Trailer Park BoysApr 17, 2014 | 7:33The Homestretch Transcendence and Trailer Park Boys Audio
The Homestretch Transcendence and Trailer Park Boys Apr 17, 2014 | 7:33Film reviewer Eli Glasner's take on Johnny Depp in the new sci-fi thriller Transcendence and the new Trailer Park Boys movie
The Homestretch - Change of lifeApr 17, 2014 | 6:51The Homestretch Change of life Audio
The Homestretch Change of life Apr 17, 2014 | 6:51It's a normal change of life, but the fact is menopause is still a mystery to many women going through it. Our longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba says there is a new study that aims to spell out the changes during a woman's menopausal years.
The Homestretch - Dust bowl folk operaApr 17, 2014 | 6:06The Homestretch Dust bowl folk opera Audio
The Homestretch Dust bowl folk opera Apr 17, 2014 | 6:06It's a musical show called This Little Piggie, featuring several well known local artists. Eric Rose is the show's co-director and he tells us about the show.

1 of 34