When choosing shoes, besides eye-catching appearance, you should pay attention to the features of the shoes to match the running target, terrain, foot characteristics.

Sneakers are one of the most important things for runners. The following factors help you choose the right shoes for the exercise goals.

Determination of terrain

First of all, you need to determine the conquering target and the terrain will run as asphalt, steep mountain roads or on a treadmill. For each terrain, manufacturers will choose different materials.

Specifically, road-running shoes (road-running) are the types of shoes designed to run on flat roads, sidewalks and some rough rugged terrain. These shoes are usually very light, flexible, made by pads or foot pads when running on hard surfaces.

Meanwhile, trail running shoes have thick rubber pads under the sole, enhancing adhesion and protecting the foot, helping runners from pain when running on concave, rocky, rooted surfaces. Trees and obstacles.

Cross training shoes designed specifically in the gym, gym or treadmill.

Determine the type of foot

The pronation is the grounding motion of the foot when a person is walking or running. To determine the type of ankle deviation, you can see the worn part of the sole.

Depending on the ankle deviation, you need to pay attention to elasticity, reduce the force of the ground impact on the foot, the balance and the ability to control the movement of the shoe. There are three types of legs: normal, internal and external.

The normal form is when the foot touches the outside of the heel, tilts inwards about 15 degrees, then toes. The front part of the foot will create forward thrust. The foot will not be damaged due to a balanced body weight, reduced shock. A person with normal feet suitable for a reasonably cushioned shoe.

Deviate in low arch type, flat feet. The foot lands on the outside of the heel, after which the foot will flip very deeply into the inner sole, the weight of the foot will be put on the big toe and the foot in the foot.

How to choose a suitable running shoes? (Part 1)
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