Shoes

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 ...

How to Prevent Heel Slippage in Running Shoes

Running is a physical activity that anyone can enjoy. You're out for a run, in the groove and feeling as if you can do anything. Then, little by little, you notice that your foot feels odd. It's not staying where it should in your shoe. Before long, ...

How Often Should You Buy New Running Shoes?

Nowadays, more and more people are committing to an active lifestyle. And why not? It lowers the risk of developing chronic diseases, and it helps maintain good health. While running is cheap, the same cannot be said about running shoes, which ...

What Are Motion Control Running Shoes? The Pros and Cons

A runner's stride is like a signature - unique to each individual. Still, types of running strides can be broken down into a few major categories. The major factor that distinguishes one type of runner from another is pronation. Pronation is an ...

Best Lightweight Trail Running Shoes in 2019

Trail running is all about tackling difficult terrain and potentially-intimidating challenges, and requires a performance-focused shoe with lightweight features. But it’s difficult to balance performance and comfort in a single shoe. That's why ...

The Best Wide Toe Box Running Shoes in 2019

  Whatever type of running you enjoy, there’s nothing worse than experiencing chafing, blisters, and even worse problems from too-tight shoes. But one of the most prominent problems runners face is finding shoes that fit their wide feet ...

Best Stability Trail Running Shoes in 2019

  Having shoes to match your feet and your stride is just as important when running off-road as on. Your stride, whether neutral, over-pronating, or under-pronating, will remain the same, regardless of the terrain. So, if you use ...

What Are Stability Running Shoes?

You have heard some runners rave about stability running shoes, and you wonder whether perhaps it is time to get a pair for yourself. We all want stable shoes and a solid ride, right? Well, before you hit the running shop, there a couple things to ...

How to Dry Running Shoes Without Ruining Them

Whether it’s rainy the day of your can't-miss long run, or you were very "lucky" enough to get caught in a sudden downpour during a late-summer easy run, or your latest trail run featured a creek crossing, wet shoes are part of your life as a ...

How Tight Should Running Shoes Be? Tying Up Loose Ends

Competitive runners and hobbyists alike rely on their shoes. They are critically important training tools. They protect the feet and legs from wear and tear, and are the physical platform on which our body's performance is built. We are all so used ...

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