10 Tips For Choosing Your Running Shoes
In spring, we often like to change running shoes. Often we have finished using our shoes during the winter and now is the time for a cool pair.
To save you time here is the 10 points:
- If you are not hurt and are happy with your current shoe and improve your performance is not a primary goal for you, buy shoes similar to what you have right now;
- To improve your performance, choose lightweight, neutral shoes with minimal downhill;
- The shape of your foot and the height of your arch are not good indicators of the type of shoes you should buy;
- The pronation is normal and probably does not require a special footwear;
- Buy your shoes at the end of the day, when your feet are the most swollen;
- There should be at least 1 cm of space between your toes and the tip of your shoe;
- Inside your shoe, you should be able to move your toes and not feel tight in width;
- Test the running shoes at the store and make sure your heel does not slip into the shoe;
- Observe a transition period between your old shoes and your news. At first, begin by completing only part of your workout with your new shoes in order to adapt to it gradually;
- Avoid thick and soft shoes, they encourage you to adopt a less efficient running mechanics.