Shoes

Best Running Shoes for Hiking in 2019

  There used to be a time--not that long ago, really--that the difference between good hiking shoes and good running shoes was large enough that a serious outdoors person wouldn't even think about wearing running shoes out for a heavy-duty ...

Best Running Shoes For Supination in 2019

  Supination, also known as under-pronation, is a relatively rare stride pattern in which a runner lands predominantly on the outside of their feet. It often coincides with very high arches, and might become more apparent, and perhaps ...

Best Running Shoes For Heel Strikers in 2019

  Let's make one thing clear, right up front: there is no single "correct" way to run. While many coaches and elite athletes will encourage you to strike the ground with either your forefoot or your midfoot, there are countless ...

Trail Running Shoes: The Key Characteristics

Dedicated runners will readily let you know how important shoe choice is to hitting your goals. Even if you aren't setting running goals, the right pair of shoes is critical to comfort. And comfort is critical to enjoying your run. Nowhere is this ...

What to Look for in Trail Running Shoes: A Buyer’s Guide

When you are out at the store looking for regular running shoes, the criteria are quite simple: weight, stability, and cushioning. You know exactly what to look out for. There are countless choices too, helping you dial-in your preferences exactly. ...

Are Running Shoes Good for Hiking?

When it comes to shoes for running, you will find a huge variety on the market and online. If you are a serious runner, you will find a huge variety of them on the market, online, and in a pile by your door. In moments of weakness, you may look at ...

Do I Need Trail Running Shoes?

More and more people today are running. Registrations for races are at an all-time high, sales of running shoes are booming, running specialty stores are thriving. New runners often get into the sport by joining a friend or a local running group, or ...

Best Barefoot Running Shoes in 2019

We assure you: the words "Barefoot Shoe", taken together, are not nonsense. This is a real thing, and worthy of taking a look. Whether interest in these ultra-minimal shoes was first stoked by Christopher McDougall's ultra-marathon classic ...

Best Winter Trail Running Shoes in 2019

  Training through the winter months is critical to having a successful spring running season. Whether you are getting ready for a spring marathon, or are just trying to shed a few pounds of turkey and egg nog, it is important to keep up ...

How to Clean Running Shoes to Make Them Last Longer

Itching to know how to clean running shoes and make them look better and last longer? Running shoes are intended to withstand intense outdoor activities and tough terrain. You rely on them to keep you going, and this means that they constantly get ...

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