What running shoe should I buy?

April 17, 2015 8:29 pm Published by
Read on for a great resource by the American College of Sports Medicine on a summary of the evidence and also debunking some myths with regards to selection of a new running shoe. It separates the science from the marketing and is a must read before getting your next pair of runners.Choosing a running shoeA few good tips include
  • ” Buy running shoes at the end of the day when your feet have ‘swollen’ as much as they will and the shoes will not feel tight”
  • “Foot shape or arch height are not good indicators of what kind of running shoe to buy.”
  • “Test the shoe to determine if it is too narrow: take the insert out of the shoes and step on them on the ground. Does your foot hang over the sides of the insert? If so, your shoe is too narrow”

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