The Balanced Athlete Blog: How should running shoes actually fit?
Here is an article that I cam across that I thought might be worth passing on. Its a few years old, but still an interesting read.
I’m narrow, with no arch, and every time I buy shoes they feel great in the store, but when I get home…
|“There’s the size shoe you can put
your foot into, and there’s the size
shoe you should put your foot into.”
– Max F.
Accuracy in the shoe fit process can eliminate a poor investment in a tool (running shoe) that’s designed to protect the runner, or walker, from being run over by the terrain. Each individual has different needs, some need alignment, others need a high volume shoe. Some don’t need alignment, and some want to run with as little as possible between their foot and the ground. The specific bio-mechanics and comforts of each person are important characteristics addressed during the fit process.
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The Balanced Athlete Blog: How should running shoes actually fit?.