Training Shoes Great Falls MT

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.

Payless Shoesource
(406) 727-2002
301 Northwest Bypass
Great Falls, MT
 
Famous Footwear
(406) 727-6700
1601 Market Place Dr Unit
Great Falls, MT
 
Kaufmans Menswear Centre
(406) 761-5010
411 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT
 
Foot Locker
(406) 454-3063
1200 10th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Good Feet Store
(406) 727-4218
1201 10th Ave S # 104
Great Falls, MT
 
Corral West Ranchwear
(406) 454-3707
135 Northwest Byp
Great Falls, MT
 
Hoglunds Western & Work Wear
(406) 452-6911
306 1st Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Red Wing Shoe Store
(406) 761-7171
1105 13th St S
Great Falls, MT
 
Payless Shoesource
(406) 452-7851
1200 10th Ave S Holiday Village S/c
Great Falls, MT
 
Village Shoes
(406) 761-0422
1200 10th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 

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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