Training Shoes Columbia SC

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.

Savoy
(803) 765-0313
721 Lady St
Columbia, SC
 
Mels Shoe Service Inc
(803) 799-9475
1523 Taylor St
Columbia, SC
 
Shoe Show
(803) 771-7763
4115 W Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC
 
Payless Shoesource
(803) 252-2067
2941 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC
 
Gotta Dance
(803) 771-7041
1547 Main St
Columbia, SC
 
Moe Levys
(803) 765-1451
1300 Assembly St
Columbia, SC
 
Tootsies Childrens Shoes
(803) 738-1873
3310 Forest Dr
Columbia, SC
 
Granger Owings Custom Clothing
(803) 252-6714
1333 Main St # 1
Columbia, SC
 
Foot Locker
(803) 738-2687
3400 Forest Dr # 2078
Columbia, SC
 
Todd & Moore Inc
(803) 765-0150
620 Huger St
Columbia, SC
 

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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