The time of the New Year has come, just like the coming of autumn. Who says resumption of work, said also often resumption of the sport. Your basketball pair was lost during the holidays? It’s your big return to running? Wondering which shoe you will be able to use as a new training partner? Here are some tips for answering this question.
If you do more jogging, and you run between one and three times a week, it is better to choose a shoe with good cushioning (on the whole foot).
If your number of training is similar (or more important) but you also do split sessions, go on a shoe that combines cushioning and dynamism , and that will have an intermediate weight (250 / 300g approximately).
For an almost daily training (but the advice is valid for any runner), avoid wearing too light shoes (<200 g) outside your split sessions. Choosing the mensnike shoes is easy now.
The Corpulence And Morphology Of The Foot
Your pair of sneakers must be your best ally to feel good running. It must be perfectly adapted to your morphology. Choose well: its cushioning (to be more important in people over 80 kg), keeps it at the ankle, but also the width at the forefoot. You must not feel any discomfort when trying on your shoe.
The Type Of Land
Indeed, as I have seen, it is not advisable to wear Trail shoes to run on the road . This type of shoe was too stiff, and not suitable. When you buy your shoes, tell the specialist what kind of terrain you run and he will guide you.
The Shoe Size
During the effort your foot moves in the shoe and it can inflate a little bit. For that it is better to take a half, to see a size above your usual size.
Privilege The Universal Rather Than The Pronator Or Supinator
One often hears such “words” to determine one’s stride and foot. You are not sure ? Do you wear soles? The best is to choose a universal model! You will not change your natural biomechanics.
Some Additional Tips
Make sure you have one to two fingers (in width) of the margin between your heel and the shoe.
Choose your shoes at the end of the day: because the morphology of your foot will be closer to the one you will have during your practice.Do not hesitate to make a few strides in the store to check if you are comfortable.
What Is The Right Time To Change Shoes?
- The life of a pair of shoes is about 500 km for light shoes (200 g) and 1000 km for training shoes.
- We can also not rely on mileage but on duration. If you train one to three times a week, change your pair twice a year. If your number of weekly training is higher, it is advisable to change your pair at least 3 times a year (every 4 months).
- TIP: Take the front edge of your shoe, at the sole. Twist it. If you feel some resistance, and that the sole does not deform specially, the cushioning is still good! Otherwise, your sneakers may be at the end of the race.
When choosing your pair of shoes, do not hesitate to specify your frequency and intensity of training but also the type of coating on which you run. Remember, your shoes must be your best ally on your outings! Their choice must be good! If you feel the slightest discomfort, it is that the model does not suit you.