Tag: running shoes

Runners World recommends the best trail running shoes for 2018.

Runners World recommends the best trail running shoes for 2018. If you run on trails, you need a shoe that is capable of uneven terrain.  It must also work with your foot and body style as well. Runners world just compiled their 13 best of list for trail shoes for 2018.  Which one do you think they picked as an Editors choice? Depending on how you run and where you run, you may want a waterproof shoe or one with a special type of tread designed for the places you typically run. Also, if you are a casual runner, you Read More »

Does the cushioning in running shoes prevent injuries, or are they using a myth to sell us their next shoe?

Does the cushioning in running shoes prevent running injuries, or are they using a myth to sell us their next shoe? If you have purchased a running shoe lately, you may notice that over the last several years, designs have changed. You may buy a certain shoe or new design because of how their cushioning may help prevent running injuries. The narrative of cushioning your impact and how they do it is selling shoes.  Some shoes do it with an air cushion (Nike), while others use a technology that increases the amount of bounce (Adidas) while others are using new Read More »

Are your running shoes the wrong size? Check out this great article.

Are your running shoes the wrong size?  Check out this great article. If you run, the proper size can prevent pain in the toes, hammer toes, blisters and even back pain.   Sizing a running shoe can be as easy as following our instructions in this video. The problem with athletic and running shoes is that they are often 1/2 to a full size different than most regular shoes, depending on the factory they were produced in.  This has resulted in many runners buying the shoes by size instead of by fit.  By watching this video, you will no longer be Read More »

Which running 2018 running shoes are best for you? Check out this new guide from Runners World.

Which running 2018 running shoes are best for you? Check out this new guide from Runners World. Do you overpronate, or supinate, or perhaps both?  Have you had a history of running injuries and are you wondering if a new shoe design may be the answer to your problem? Runners World new 2018 running shoe guide may have the shoe you are looking for.  If you run on pavement, or on trails, you may want to check out their recommendations. See the guide below The Best Running Shoes for Every Type of Run Shoes you will love, from cushioned to Read More »

Shin splints and running; 3 things you can do now to get relief.

Shin splints and running; 3 things you can do now to get relief. Shin splints are a common complaint of runners.  Most runners have suffered through the pain, or worse, had the complaint turn into a stress fracture or stress reaction. Typically, people with shin splints overpronate, or have feet that fall in and turn out as they walk.  This stresses the insertions of the tibialis anterior and posterior muscles.   The insertions of these muscles is at the bone, unlike other muscles that have tendons. People who are growing and have Osgood Schlatter’s disease actually have a bad case of Read More »