SARAH'S BLOG OF FUN: How to Choose Your Running Shoes

Monday, May 28, 2012

How to Choose Your Running Shoes

How to Choose Your Running Shoes

As people are becoming more conscious about their health, cardiovascular workouts is also getting more popular. The correlation is obvious. Cardio workout can result it increased endurance, stronger heart and stronger lungs. Increased muscle endurance also causes the body to burn more calories even when at rest resulting to a lean and good looking body.

When it comes to the many selection of cardio workouts, running is one of the most popular choices.
Mainly because running is one of the cardio workouts that can easily be done almost anywhere and
almost anytime. All you need is a decent shoe. A good pair of running shoes that has a good fit can offer great support, resulting to longer or faster runs. However, getting a shoe that fits your needs is not that easy as the measurement should be precise; it needs to fit your foot's arch, size, your running style and your gait. If you are curious in getting the perfect running shoes for you, read on.

The easiest way
A running specialty shop is not a running specialty shop without a running assistance professional.
Most salesperson in running shoe shops have a wide knowledge about running gait, posture and
foot structure. They are well trained on these aspects and are knowledgeable on how to apply this
knowledge with the different kinds of running shoes.

Thus the easiest way to do is to search Google Maps for the nearest running shoe specialty shop. After
finding a convenient location, clean your feet well and go to the specified location on a running outfit.
complete with your shoes and socks. On the shop, your feet will be measured; hence the cleaning.
You will also be interviewed about your running purpose, how long you run each week, and how long you have been running (and expect other sorts of questions as well such as injury history). Expect to be there for a long time. After then interview, you will be asked to run with the recommended shoes on a treadmill. Your gait and posture will be evaluated and your feedback will also be asked. It is important to be honest on the feedback as the process is pretty much like getting the perfect eyeglasses for you. You will be asked to try several pair of shoes for several minutes each. Get a feel for each shoe and you will surely know what is best for you.

Replacing your running shoes
Shoes are like tires. For shoes, its efficiency and cushioning system deteriorates when used for over
300 miles so it is ideal to replace them after such mileage. Thus, when replacing a shoe, you can bring
your old pair to the running shoe store and get a similar one. If it is no longer manufactured, then you will have to do the test again. Second, you can get the shoe more cheaper by getting it online. As long as you know the exact model and size, you'll be fine. Running shoes can be bought cheaply at Sears or Target. Using a Target promotion code with it can multiply the savings that you will be making so you better not forget to get one.

**This is a sponsored post. I was compensated for this post.**


Anonymous said...

Didn't know you could get sponsored for posts. That's awesome!!!

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