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Running Shoe Categories

Road-running shoes are designed for pavement and occasional forays onto packed surfaces with slight irregularities. Light and flexible, they’re made to cushion or stabilize feet during repetitive strides on hard, even surfaces. Trail-running shoes are designed for off-road routes with rocks, mud, roots or other obstacles. They are enhanced with aggressive tread for solid traction and fortified […]

The Main Difference Between Different Types of Shoes

So, you’re standing in the store and staring at 1,000 different shoes. What’s the difference between all of these? Essentially, running shoes are typically marketed in four different types: Motion Control: These shoes are typically the most rigid and heavy shoes available. They have more support and cushion then other running shoes. They’re typically recommended […]

Top Kitchen Ingredients to Get Rid of Shoe Odor

While I love buying shoes, I just can’t stand the stench of footwear especially after wearing them for hours. Sometimes the smell is so bad that it affects my appetite, even if you ask me to eat beef consommé on a cold day. But surprise, surprise—you don’t need to go to a grocery to buy a […]

Running Shoes vs Training Shoes: Are they the same?

So many workouts, so little time. These days, there are a million ways to get a sweat session in. Whether it’s gym workouts, lifting, the treadmill, or long runs, you need the right shoe. Understanding what shoe to use, and when, can help you perform your best and avoid injury. We’ll breakdown running shoes vs. […]

Blister and Callus Treatment

Blisters collection of fluid in a “bubble” under the outer layer of the skin. Callus Usually painless thickening of skin caused by repeated pressure or irritations a form to protect a skin area from injury caused by rubbing or squeezing. Pressure causes cells in the irritated area to grow at a faster rate, leading to […]

Prevent Overuse and Traumatic Injuries

Overuse vs. Traumatic Injuries There are two types of injuries that an athlete may encounter: one caused by an acute trauma, the other resulting from overuse. The Traumatic Injury The Traumatic Injury is violent and sudden, such as sprains, lacerations, torn ligaments, pulled muscles, or broken bones caused by a fall. These types of injury […]

Proper Shoe Selection

Proper shoe selection is an important part of the injury prevention. Forces greater than three to five times your body weight are placed on your feet and dissipated up your leg when you run. Not only does running place a lot of force on the foot, but walking and everyday activity can place enough stress […]