“It can do things that your muscles can’t do.”
As workout studios close their doors amid a global pandemic, people are left with one of the cheapest and easiest ways to break a sweat: running.
But just because you know you could be running, doesn’t mean you’ll actually go out and jog. That’s where a new Nike-funded research team comes in. They want to help people struggling to go the distance — and invented a wearable ankle “exoskeleton” that makes running 14 PERCENT EASIER AND ENERGY-EFFICIENT compared to normal running shoes.