Experts Say Comfy Running Shoes Give You The Best Performance

Shoe companies can make any pair sound like they are the be all and end all. This pair has patented Sneaker Plus+ technology but this one has a newly remodelled Flexmode for your forefoot and instep! All of these fancy words and cool looking designs don't mean anything, according to a new study. The University of Calgary found that many people believe pronation (the inward movement of your foot, collapsing toward the arch) and impact are the two major factors in finding the perfect shoe. run tips speed mileage “Many people chose a shoe in an attempt to correct biomechanical ‘abnormalities’—such as pronation, or flat feet, or high arches—but what ultimately can be most important for reducing injuries is going with the running shoe that feels the most comfortable.” reports Dennis A. Cardone, D.O., sports medicine specialist at NYU Langone Medical Center. The study results showed that people who simply wore comfy, cushiony shoes when running were more comfortable and able to run just as long as those wearing 'specially designed' shoes. So the secret to running shoe buying is: if the shoe fits comfortably, buy it! Just remember to replace your pair every 300 to 500 miles, or when they look shabby and worn. What are your thoughts? Do you agree with the results of this study? Source: Glamour  

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