Tag: running shoes

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 »

A new running shoe, the sub 2 hour marathon and what happens when a shoe is thought to offer an unfair advantage.

A new running shoe, the sub 2 hour marathon and what happens when a shoe is thought to offer an unfair advantage. Running shoe designers have been altering designs for years to give runners an edge legally.   A shoe that improves ground resistance, reduces drag and improves the transference of force from the ground up is the holy grail of shoe design, especially when it comes to marathon times. The sub 2 hour marathon has bee sought after by trainers and by running shoe companies, with Nike making waves with their shoe designs that were used in the 2016 Rio Read More »

What happens to your feet while you are wearing running shoes?

  What happens to your feet while you are wearing running shoes? Have you even wondered what your feet are doing while they are in running shoes either on a jog or during a race? The site arstechnica looked at this question scientifically to find out what shoes do to your muscles and the way you run.   Those who advocate barefoot running insist it is much better for us, yet many barefoot runners get injured too. The science of shoe design is ever evolving, with the maximalist shoe now becoming the popular design, because of its ability to help absorb Read More »