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Whether you love running, or you are just starting off, it is always a good idea to know a few things about running shoes to buy the best pair. Although there are plenty of great brands from all around the globe available in the market, getting the right kind of shoes for running is crucial, especially if you are serious about the activity. Here are some easy tips which will help you buy running shoes in a much more informed manner:
- You might be thin as a rake, heavy, stout, slender, but no matter what, you should be aware of your body, its size, and its problems. Accept and always acknowledge those problems because that will get you the perfect pair.Know your running style well. Some people have the tendency to go heel-first, while some people put their forefoot first. Different kind of running styles have different kinds of shoes for them. See what kind of running style is yours, and then match the brands and styles that go with it.
- Check out the arch of your foot. Is it a prominent arch, or you don’t have much of it? Look carefully, because it goes a long way in understanding the way your feet falls. There is a chance that you might be an over pronator. This means, you might have a flat feet, and that might make your running difficult. However, there are specific kinds of running shoes specifically designed to aid pronators, and you can always buy them.
- Make sure they are comfortable. Don’t just walk around in them – jog for 2-3 minutes, either at the same place or around the room, to figure out if the shoes are comfortable for you or not. This ensures that you know that your entire foot is sitting comfortably on the sole, and your leg does not feel pressure, especially around the calves and thighs. A good idea while doing this would be to wear socks (which you would normally wear while jogging), to get the feel of it better.