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5 Principles for choosing running shoes

  1. Choose the right shoes is as important as the proper training.

Select the proper shoes to improve the efficiency of exercise are also important like you exercise properly and appropriately. The shoes are what will assist you in most types of exercise. Whether running, walking, playing sports such as tennis, basketball … then a suitable pair of shoes will help you a lot more comfortable.


The boss of New Balance in Merrillville Tony Miroballi, is a consultant in the field of foot care and exercise (Pedorthist) says that is easy to make a mistake in choosing the right shoe for the practice: “There will be no wonder if we just bring the shoes are available in your wardrobe. Doing so, you can get the shoes do not support or do not conform to the purpose and plan your workout, “he said.


  1. Each shoe is designed for a particular purpose

A pair of running shoes were created exclusively for jogging, it has a structure different from basketball or tennis shoes. Walking shoes is also different from a pair of running shoes. Depending on the design of the heel that pads and your feet will be different supports. He stressed that in many cases, you can choose a pair of running shoes to walk, but do not use a pair of best walking shoes for men.


  1. Do not use padding worn shoes (reduced shock)

There are general guidelines based on which you can narrow down your choices. If you’re a jogger, you should find a pair of shoes are lightweight for easy handling of a collision and must be durable. But a pair of shoes will not be able to use forever. Supportive of it will be reduced gradually with the number of times used. According to the study, an average pair of running shoes can be run about 500,000 m.

If using a pair of shoes were old and worn, you may be injured while running. Over time, the ability to reduce the shock of the shoes will be reduced. Meanwhile, your legs and feet will hurt. Gradually, the damage will increase and become a serious injury. To avoid this, replace your shoes when they were old and worn the accompaniment.

  1. Choosing carefully before you buy, make sure you bring the right size shoes.

The padding on the soles bring balance and reduce shock to the shoes. This buffer will typically be damaged before the soles. When this buffer is damaged, the shoes will lose stability.The loss of function of the buffer and the balance will increase the tension in the legs and increases the risk wounded in the leg.

It is recommended to replace your running shoes when it runs around 500-700 km.

This also depends on the type of shoe you choose, body weight, and the surface you run on. For example, for people who has lightweight, they can replace the shoe when running 750 km. Meanwhile, people who has the heavier weight should replace running shoes when it runs approximately 550km.

If you want to have good results, you must be a good investment

It is important to remember that workout shoes should be used only for training, should not be used as fashion shoes. Miroballi admits the specialized sports shoes will be quite expensive, but it will be offset to some costs that you have to spend for the injury during the workout when you use the shoe amateurs.

Calculated good support, good material, good design and high quality of shoes will make your feet are always comfortable and avoid unwanted injuries.

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