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How to Choose and Buy the Right Running Shoes

Running shoes are designed to optimize a runner’s gait in such a way that a person can run longer and faster without worrying about injury. (Note: Gait is the pattern of movement of the limbs of humans, during locomotion over a solid substrate.)

Basic construction of running shoes:

Outsole – This is the bottom of the shoe with a durable slab of rubber to provide traction.

Midsole – The midsole rests on top of the outsole. This part of the shoe provides cushioning and stability.

Upper – The upper cocoons the foot. It’s usually made of mesh, synthetic fabrics or leather. Continue reading How to Choose and Buy the Right Running Shoes