Arch Support = A Fallacy!
"Arch Support" is not necessary. *Structural integrity* of your arches is crucial.
'Blueprint your feet, and you'll find a marvel that engineers have been trying to match for centuries. Your foot's centerpiece is the arch, the greatest weight-bearing design ever created. The beauty of any arch is the way it gets stronger under stress; the harder you push down, the tighter its parts mesh.
NO stonemason worth his trowel would EVER stick a support under an arch. Push up from underneath, and you weaken the whole structure. But stressing the foot's arch from all sides is a high-tensile web of twenty-six bones, thirty-three joints, twelve rubbery tendons, and eighteen muscles, all stretching and flexing like an earthquake-resistant suspension bridge.'
-Christopher McDougall, ‘Born to Run’
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