Training Shoes Boise ID

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.

Smart Feet
(208) 338-5959
821 W Idaho St
Boise, ID
 
Bandanna Running & Walking
(208) 386-9017
504 W Main St
Boise, ID
 
Shoez
(208) 343-3055
404 S 8th St # 188
Boise, ID
 
Payless Shoesource
(208) 345-2016
2655 S Broadway Ave
Boise, ID
 
Idaho Sporting Goods Inc
(208) 344-8448
1001 W State
Boise, ID
 
Hap Tallman Stockmans Supply
(208) 344-7873
4410 Overland Rd
Boise, ID
 
Payless Shoesource
(208) 342-0490
5010 Overland Rd Hillcrest Plaza S/c
Boise, ID
 
Mcu Sports
(208) 342-7734
822 W Jefferson
Boise, ID
 
Athletes Foot
(208) 338-6661
1758 W State St
Boise, ID
 
Solemates Comfort Footwear
(208) 433-9394
120 N 8th St
Boise, ID
 

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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