Training Shoes Anchorage AK

Whether you exercise to stay in shape or by playing sports, you need to have the right type of shoe for the activity or you risk being injured. The standard types are walking shoes, running shoes and cross training shoes; each type uses specific technology to provide support and absorb the shock involved in the related activity.

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(907) 334-5740
3901 Old Seward Hwy Suite 4
Anchorage, AK
 
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(907) 562-5288
3901 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 
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(907) 277-2748
3106 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
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(907) 258-5799
530 E Benson Blvd # 1a
Anchorage, AK
 
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570 E Benson Blvd # 21
Anchorage, AK
 
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1017 W Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK
 
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4240 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 
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600 E Northern Lights #157 Sears Mall
Anchorage, AK
 
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3901 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 
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7901 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 

Top Picks for Running and Walking Shoes

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Top picks for running and walking shoes

Whether you exercise to stay in shape or by playing sports, you need to have the right type of shoe for the activity or you risk being injured. The standard types are walking shoes, running shoes and cross training shoes; each type uses specific technology to provide support and absorb the shock involved in the related activity. Shoes are also designed for the needs of each gender; for instance, womens running shoes are generally smaller than mens running shoes, to offer an optimal fit.

Training Shoe Types

Cross training shoes are designed to be multi-purpose shoes that can handle just about any type of activity and are often a more economical choice. However, they aren’t a substitute for running shoes as they do not provide enough flexibility and are heavier than the average running shoe.

Walking shoes need to provide comfort and support for those who exercise by taking long walks daily, but they don’t need as much cushioning as running shoes. If you only take short walks, you can opt for a lighter shoe with adequate cushioning. Walkers also strike the ground with their heels, so the shoe needs a solid heel but one that isn’t overly high or flared. Fitness walking shoes also need to be flexible; a good one will bend at the forefoot. New Balance walking shoes are a popular choice among fitness walkers.

Running shoes need to have a lot of cushioning; the impact on a runner’s foot is three times their body w...

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