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ASICS introduces the new gel-quantum 180™ – packed with 180 degrees of gel® cushioning technology for high performance and serious cushioning. Designed with discrete...

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A shock-absorbing rearfoot GEL cushioning system provides an exceptionally plush ride in a breathable mesh running shoe that's upgraded with superior construction for reliable...

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The gt-2000 4 is the core runner’s bread and butter with its balance of cushioning and stability, outfitted by the comfortably supportive dynamic duomax...

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Like a little slice of running paradise, the GEL-Evate™ 3 serves up luxurious cushioning with a new FluidRide® midsole and ample Rearfoot and Forefoot...

RUNNING WATCHES

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This Timex timepiece is uniquely known for it's classy and sporty look. It's accentuated design has made it one of the best sellers year...

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GNC has been the leader in helping American’s live well for more than 75 years. We've all heard of the story about the tortes...

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This Timex Watch (but not any battery, crystal, band, or strap) is warranted to the owner for a period of ONE YEAR from the...

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Track your laps and split times with this essential workout stopwatch.Color: Black.Material: ABS Plastic Dimensions: 7.5-cm x 6.2-cm x 1.8-cm/ 2.95-inch x 2.44-inch x...

MARATHON RUNNING SHOES

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The high-energy design of the updated ASICS� GEL-Noosa Tri� 9 GS shoe combines a sleek silhouette with go-fast GEL-DS Trainer� tooling for optimal performance...

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Ready to go the distance? Find the combination of cushioning and stability to keep you on your feet mile after mile in the GEL-Nimbus...

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All nerdy jokes aside, the Women's Gel-Nimbus 17 Running Shoe is one of Asics' many masterpieces for the road. Its nearly seamless FluidFit upper...

RUNNING TRAINNING BLOG

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Do you known about avoid your running shoes from getting stinky Running shoes get stinky because of sweat, that’s the most basic reason. If your...

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A pair of good running shoes is very important for your health and comfort. It may not seem to provide a good connection, but...

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Running shoes are the most essential gear for any amateur or professional runner. Taking the correct care in choosing and breaking in a new...

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About Asics Running Shoes One of the best known brands of running shoes is Asics. Asics running shoes are engineered and manufactured using the latest...

Tips on Choosing Running Shoes

Running can be considered an exercise and a sport. Like any other exercise or sport, runners need equipment so that they can do their sport safely and comfortably.

The most important equipment a runner can have is a good pair of running shoes. Running shoes protect the person from shrapnel, stones and debris lying around the pavement. More importantly, good quality running shoes help maintains a runner’s balance, preventing sprains and other foot injuries.

There are important tips in choosing the right shoes for you.

marathon running shoeFirst, consider purchasing your shoes from a specialty store for running. Not only they will have an extensive line-up, the staff would most likely be very knowledgeable about the right shoes for you. Typically, they will check your foot size, foot type and stride pattern then recommend the correct shoes for you.

When you go shopping for running shoes, do it in the afternoon. This is the best time to fit shoes because your feet will have swelled to their maximum size. Also, keep in mind the kind of socks that you are going to wear. The thickness of the socks is another factor that can affect the fit of the shoe.

In fitting the shoes, do not settle for those that are too small for your feet. It is also not a good idea to choose a shoe that is exactly the size of your feet. When your feet swell, or when you wear socks, the tight fit might become painful. In that case, you may develop blisters from the constant chaffing.

 

Choose a shoe wherein the tip of your longest toe is half of an inch farther from the tip of the shoe. Your toes should be able to move when you flex them.

Keep in mind that running shoes are your first line of defense against foot injury. Therefore, once you have put on the shoes, get up and walk around. You might want to run or jog around. What you are trying to check is the feel of the shoe. Is it comfortable? Does it offer a perfect balance when you step on it? Does it hug the ground firmly? If the answer to these questions is no, then skip on the shoes and find another pair.

Also keep in mind that the mid soles of the shoes get worn off at 400 miles. When this happens, the pair is no longer safe to use.

If you have the budget, it is a good idea to buy two pairs of running shoes so you can change them each day. This doubles the life expectancy of each pair.

Once you bought the running shoes, it is time to break in the pair. Breaking in the shoes allows the shoes to expand and allows your feet to get used to the shoes. Shoes usually break in within 60 to 70 miles of running.

Following these tips, you will have running shoes that you can depend upon for safety and comfort.