Lightweight shoes have many benefits one of which includes helping you achieve a natural stride. However, lightweight shoes are not for everyone as they can make certain conditions worse, such as Plantar Fasciitis. If you currently wear stability or neutral shoes, it is a good idea to transition to lightweight [...]
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A high instep is also known as a high arch, and is a common condition that affects many runners. It is important to know what feet type you have, such as high instep or flat feet, so you can find the right type of shoes to make your run more [...]
We've updated this guide to be current for 2017 with new shoe recommendations for the 2017. We've also added more resources and information to the guide. When you have the right running shoes it feels like your feet are floating on clouds. When you have the wrong ones, it feels [...]
Plantar Fasciitis can cause agonizing pain in your arch, midfoot, and heel. The pain happens when the plantar fascia, a tissue in the bottom of your foot, becomes inflamed, overstretched, or torn. One way to prevent Plantar Fasciitis is to wear the right shoes for your feet. Good arch support [...]
When you put your foot down first thing in the morning and you feel that agonizing pain in your heel, you realize your Plantar Fasciitis has come back. The last thing you want to do is be in pain all day, so what is the first thing you should do? [...]
Fitness trackers are made by all different brand names nowadays, and many of them go above and beyond the original trackers. While Fitbit and Jawbone started the fitness tracker craze, you can get trackers from names like Garmin, Jawbone, and Helvetica. With all of these trackers on the market, how [...]
Did you decide you want to try trail running? Or are you already a trail runner and searching for the best trail running shoes available? Either way, you need something that will give you protection, traction, and stability on the uneven terrain you will encounter. This guide will teach you [...]
Plantar Fasciitis is extremely uncomfortable, to say the least. There is no one size fits all solution or cure to make the condition go away. But there are many 'small things' you can do that together might just help you cure the condition for good...or at least make living with [...]
Running a marathon takes a toll on your body and running an ultramarathon is even harder. Energy gels have been designed to keep up your stamina and give you a burst of mental energy as well. Before energy gels, runners relied on water and sports drink to get them through [...]
For you, running a marathon may be about a personal accomplishment, testing your limits, or a hobby that you love to do. No matter what the reason you want to run a marathon, you need to train properly for it first. Proper training for a marathon will allow you to [...]