Choosing the Right Type of Running Shoes

Always think of shoes like Tires. This is mainly for sports personalities or runner. Right selection of running shoes yield smoothness and good posture. It also decreases discomfort while doing any activity. Runners can suffer major injuries due to wearing wrong shoes like Knee injury, muscle pull, IT band, stress fracture etc. It is believed that shoes with 0-4 mm sole allow the runner to run in the very natural form. Your shoe must have a thumb’s width of room between the end of your longest toes and the front of the shoe. Always look for a secure, comfortable fit through the mid foot. There should be a little or no slippage at the heel. All these points must be taken into consideration when choosing the right type of running shoes.

What kind of running shoes are you buying? Some points are given below, have a look:
• Think o f shoes like tires
• Pavement and surfaces with only slight irregularities
• Light and flexible
• Cushion, support to stabilize feet
• Enhanced with aggressive outsoles for solid traction
• Fortified to offer stability support & underfoot protection

A runner must be aware of minimal and non minimal shoes. Minimal shoe has a 0-4 mm sole that allows a runner to run without complexities yielding good performance. This type of shoes has their own benefits too. They prevent you from Achilles tendonitis, shin splints, and stress fracture etc.

Besides , it is also important to follow some tips for healthy and happy running like land gently on your fore foot and gradually let the heel come down, Transition slowly, listen to your body and don’t do anything that causes pain, buy minimal shoes for daily wear which lack high heels and stiff soles etc. This will help you to find the shoe that fits best!

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Kaushal Shah I have been in internet marketing field since 2006. I love music, football, chess. I believe in “God helps those who help themselves”.

  1. Posted by : Kaushal Shah
  2. April 24, 2014 7:18 pm

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