Tag Archives: Running shoes

Tips on How to Save Shoes From Water Damage

At some point your shoes will suffer from water damage. You may get caught in a downpour or a toddler may throw your favorite shoes into a swimming pool. The important thing is to know how to save your shoes from water damage. Don’t toss them!r Take these easy steps, and you’ll have a great shot at […]

Men’s Shoe Rules to Live By

What are the shoe style rules that men need to follow to be sure they look great and they are wearing the appropriate footwear? Here are the guidelines that can give you confidence in what you’re wearing on your feet. Color Rules for Shoes, Socks, and Belt Your shoes should be darker than your pants. […]

HOW DO I PICK ATHLETIC SHOES?

Gym shoes, sport shoes, sneakers — whatever you call them, proper-fitting athletic shoes can enhance performance and prevent injuries. Follow these fitting tips from foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons when purchasing your next pair. Purchase shoes from a specialty store, if possible. The staff will provide valuable input on the type of shoe needed for your sport […]

HOW DO YOU FIND THE RIGHT SHOES?

Shoes serve many functions. They protect our feet. They cushion our body weight. They can make our feet feel comfortable or fashionable — hopefully both! Finding the proper shoes and making sure they fit are important for keeping your feet and your body happy. Poorly fitting shoes can be painful and cause foot problems like bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes, plantar […]

Five Reasons to Own Multiple Pairs of Running Shoes

You may have heard that some runners have multiple pairs of shoes in their “running shoe rotation,” and might find yourself wondering if this is really necessary. In truth, it’s not necessary for every runner to have more than one pair of running shoes. If you typically run fewer than four times a week at […]

5 Things to Look for When Buying Athletic Shoes

Today, sneakers can be worn just about anywhere and are not limited to just the gym or going for an outdoor run. With the number of different styles that are now available, there are a multitude of options out there. First you need to determine what is the purpose of the athletic shoe. Are you looking for […]

How do I know I need to replace my shoes?

It’s easy to get sentimental about your shoes. After all, you take them everywhere – on that amazing hike, to that memorable gig – and you’ve shared lots of treasured memories. But, they’re shoes. They’re made from material that can easily look rundown after everyday wear and tear. Sure, there are plenty of ways to […]

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 […]