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What to look for in indoor sports shoes?

For me, what I look for is practicality. Do they have good grip, are they comfortable and how much weight the shoe has. The grip for those sorts of sports 100% has to be good, otherwise you're going ...
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Blister on arch of foot behind ball

According to your comments, you normally run a 5k, and you doubled that. I would caution you against suddenly increasing your mileage when running, as it is easy to get overuse injuries related to the ...
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Breaking in running shoes?

With modern running shoes, especially if you buy the same brand/model, there really is no need to break them in any more. It is only if you change models and/or brands that your first runs in them ...
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Pronation in shoe wear

In most cases, it is not as much the feet being physically significantly different in structure as it is the leg length and imbalance in leg muscles causing slightly different movements in different ...
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Why are running records not set when running barefoot?

I'm not aware of/ couldn't find any studies on affecting performance. This study from 2014 states that no studies on performance have not been done on a wide scale. https://www.researchgate.net/...
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Should I go for a run before buying running shoes?

A good shoe will adapt to your foot over time of using it. You want it to be comfortable at all times during running. I would stick with the suggestion of buying it at the end of the day. A walk into ...
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How to keep your feet from heating up during your run

I'd check out thinner merino wool socks or a synthetic sock specific to 'cooling.' Merino wool and specific synthetics pull sweat from the feet and help keep them cooler. Generally speaking. For ...
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How to select running shoes for rainy weather

So at the end of the day there is not a ton you can do. It's all about static friction and no matter what if you add water as a layer between the surface you're running on and your shoes the ...
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Choosing the right shoes for a 5k begginer runner

The first step is to go to a running or fitness store that sells shoes and talk to one of the shoe specialists. They should have knowledge about the shoes and, in my experiences, will watch you walk ...
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What can be the cause of pain in almost my whole lower body/lower legs while running?

A few possibilities: You can get pain from running with new shoes regardless of whether or not the new shoes are the "best fit" for your body. Dramatic changes in shoes means dramatic changes in ...
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How to select running shoes for performance?

According to a leading expert in the field, Daniel Ramskov, you should choose the shoes, which makes you feel most comfortable, when you run. This means the most objective criteria for choosing the ...
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Can I avoid instep tears in barefoot shoes?

I had a pair of Merrell barefoot running shoes that I used to use for every day as opposed to running. They wore through in about 6 months. I went into a specialist running shop to get some more and ...
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Any health/performance benefits to the narrow design of shoes?

Is your experience growing up that you went barefoot a lot? I did, as most of my youth was spent at swimming pools. My doctor once commented that I had "luau feet" - a wider spread that he ...
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How to keep your feet from heating up during your run

Our feet absorb more force during running as compare to other body parts.So you should give extra care to your feet because foot is the most frequently injured part of the body.Proper shoe selection ...
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Running with bunions: technique, shoes, etc

Disclaimer: I am not an expert in running form or podiatry. This is my own experience. I have a bunion on one foot, which was I suspect caused by over-aggressive rock climbing shoes, but when it ...
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Does running in Vibrams (or some other minimalist shoes) make you run faster?

No, not from my experience, minimalist shoes don't force you into good form or improve fitness. In fact, since there is less protection on your feet you are more likely to injure your feet. If your ...
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How to choose "Neutral shoes" for long distance endurance running?

By neutral they mean subtalar neutral. This is the position of the subtalar joint in which the foot is neither pronated nor supinated. When the hindfoot is neutral. Excessive or prolonged motion or ...
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Isn't it true that all types of spikes will fit on all types of running spike shoes?

Sorry to reply to an old thread here. I couldn't comment directly to Pacerier, but I think 4-5 hole shoes are generally for longer distance and easier turn over. 7-8 hole are for sprinters that need ...
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