Gear — Running Shoes
How long should running shoes last?
Most people agree that regular running shoes should be replaced every 300-500 miles and say that minimalist shoes may need to be replaced somewhere between 200-400 miles. The real answer is that it depends. It depends on your mileage, the surface(s) you run on, your weight, and also on the way you wear down your shoes.
Some people start to notice that their feet or knees are a little more sore as shoes get older, but how else do you know when it’s time for them to go?
If you keep track of your runs in a log, note which...
Who are stability running shoes for?
If you’ve ever looked for a pair of running shoes (and if you’re here, chances are high that you have), you might have noticed that there is a group of shoes listed as “stability.” But what does that mean? How do you know if you need these specialized shoes?
Stability shoes (instead of neutral shoes) are for runners who overpronate or supinate (under pronate). If you pronate, it means that your foot turns in when it lands. If you supinate, your foot turns out when it lands. If you look at the bottom of your current running shoe and see...
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