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What Are Some Of The Things That I Should Think Of Before Purchasing Running Shoes?



What are some of the things that I should think of before purchasing running shoes? I sometimes run on hard surfaces and other times on uneven cricket ground. Which brands and types will be good for me? Can you suggest some brands?


To select running shoes, determine which shoes will give you the most cushioning and best fit in the store. Anytime I seek advice on a personal product-I always test the product before purchase. A certain brand may work for someone better than others. Best to ask the person at the shoe store for 3 recommended shoes. Try them in the store for a minimum of 5-6 minutes each. Seek comfortable fit & stomp with one brand on one foot & another on the other foot. Your feet will make the decision for you. The varying terrain may keep you from shoes that lace higher. Just do a squat & whichever shoe feels better along with the other information will be best. Do not be fooled by claims of manufacturers.
A shoe that is a little stiff in the heel, breathes well and flexes at the ball of the foot & not the arch is a good shoe. Personally, I prefer a leather shoe for the durability & protection-but it’s a little heavier.
Asics make good running shoes at a reasonable price.

Hope this helps & Good Luck!

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