Training Shoes Beckley WV

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.

Turners Shoes
(304) 253-0587
206 Main St
Beckley, WV
 
Lowerys Shoe Repair
(304) 253-4102
446 City Ave
Beckley, WV
 
Shoe Carnival
(304) 256-8440
1252 N Eisenhower Dr
Beckley, WV
 
Shoe Department
(304) 252-3473
58 Crossroads Mall
Mount Hope, WV
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods Inc
(304) 250-0085
52 Crossroads Mall
Mount Hope, WV
 
Payless Shoesource
(304) 255-1818
2831 Robert C Byrd Dr
Beckley, WV
 
Shoe Show
(304) 253-1280
24 By Pass Plaza Shpg Ctr
Beckley, WV
 
Payless Shoe Source
(304) 255-1968
5475 Robert C Byrd Dr
Prosperity, WV
 
Payless Shoesource
(914) 528-0650
5475 Robert Byrd Dr Crossroads Mall
Mount Hope, WV
 
Foot Locker
(304) 255-0006
27 Crossroads Mall # A4
Mount Hope, WV
 

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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