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How to Buy Your Next Pair of Walking Shoes

Undoubtedly, the most important piece of equipment you’ll need for walking is a pair of walking shoes. It’s important that you find a pair specifically designed for walking rather than strapping on some running shoes or leisure sneakers. Sure, it’s an added expense, but it’s one that will pay off by ensuring greater comfort and […]

Running Shoes vs. Walking Shoes

A running shoe has different characteristics from a walking shoe. Runners should not run in walking shoes, as most of them are too stiff and don’t flex the way runners need them to flex. That means many walking shoes aren’t good for fitness walking, either. Instead, fitness walkers can usually find a running shoe that meets their […]

Choosing the Right Shoes for You

Wearing good shoes can help you to feel your best and help prevent injuries. Shoe choice can affect your whole body, not just your feet. Look for shoes that: Have a stiff back. Grasp the heel in one hand and the shoe above the heel in the other hand. You should not be able to move […]

How to choose running shoes for women with plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can make even walking a painful experience. But if you’re an avid runner, the idea of staying off your feet may seem even more painful than the discomfort in your heel. Luckily, you don’t need to let this condition stop you from the sports you love. Once you’re on the path toward healing, […]

Women’s Running Shoes: We Make Choosing the Right Shoes Easy

Your next pair of women’s running shoes could make or break your training. The right pair of women’s running shoes could send you soaring through your training routines and across the finish line of an upcoming race in comfort. The wrong pair of shoes will leave you limping toward that finish line if you aren’t […]


Running and training shoes may look similar, but the key differences are in sole flexibility and heel drop. Running shoes are built for heel-to-toe movement and the higher heel drop in running shoes comes from added support and cushioning. Take these shoes on tracks and runs. Training shoes are for multi-directional movement, especially lateral (side-to-side) movement. The sole of a […]

A Guide to Choosing Your Running Shoes

For any runner the most important part of their running kit is what they wear on their feet. Whether you call them running shoes, trainers, sneakers, runners, or anything else for that matter, they are what is protecting you from the hammering of your feet hitting the ground and are also responsible for dealing with all […]

How to Pick the Best Running Shoes

While there is no single running shoe that is perfect for everyone, these tips will help you find a shoe that will be perfect for you. Tip #1: Choose a Running-Specific Shoe Running Shoes may look like other sneakers, but they contain specialized technology and design features that help you run. In running, your foot hits the ground […]