Shoes

What Are Trainers Shoes: The Essential Facts

No outfit is really complete without a good pair of shoes. And fashionistas will tell you that no wardrobe is complete without a good pair of trainers. Knowing what trainers are and why you should have a pair (or two. Okay, three) will help you show ...

What Are Cross-Training Shoes Used For: A Beginner’s Guide

Runners, we have some good news and some bad news about your running routine. The good news? Running is a great way to get out there and get some exercise, no matter your ability or ambitions. There are few things we runners love more than ...

How To Use Your Shoes To Tell If You Over-Pronate (or Under-Pronate)

People who like to work out or run regularly can't afford to compromise on shoes. Shoes don't just provide comfort; properly-fitting footwear is a critical component to avoiding injury and having an efficient stride. Just as running strides differ ...

Best Running Shoes For Cushioning in 2020

  There are many factors to consider when purchasing a shoe, but one thing is non-negotiable: comfort. For many runners, this means prioritizing cushioning. After all, who doesn't want a smooth, comfortable run each time you go out? For ...

Best Running Shoes for Hiking in 2020

  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 2020

  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 2020

  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 ...

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