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The Importance of the Right Running Shoe for You
If a new or experienced runner comes to us, one of the first things we ask them about are their running shoes especially if someone complains of aches or pains. Proper running shoes won’t fix every problem but being properly fitted for running shoes can often avert problems before they begin.
Maybe you know exactly what type of foot you have, what type of runner you are and how a particular shoe helps you with your mechanics to stay injury free. But we are guessing you may have gotten your latest pair of running shoes off a discount website because you liked the color, tried them on and thought, ‘eh, they mostly fit’ and didn’t think much else about it. Oh yes, and that happened more than 6 months ago.
We would really like you to consider going to a local running store and being evaluated for new running shoes if you are about to start a training plan that builds mileage or if any of the following criteria match for you.