Training Shoes Junction City KS

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.

Vendredis Shoe Palace
(785) 223-0600
111 W 11th St
Junction City, KS
 
Payless Shoesource
(785) 762-3554
630 W 6th St Dillon Plaza
Junction City, KS
 
Finish Line
(785) 537-9229
100 Manhattan Town Ctr # 515
Manhattan, KS
 
Browns Shoe Fit Co
(785) 776-6612
311 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS
 
Aggievilles Olson Shoe Repair
(785) 539-8571
1214 Moro St # B
Manhattan, KS
 
Foot Locker
(785) 762-3268
3810 S Us Highway 77
Junction City, KS
 
Foot Locker
(785) 776-0909
100 Manhattan Town Ctr # 450
Manhattan, KS
 
Payless Shoesource
(785) 776-1122
514 Tuttle Creek Blvd
Manhattan, KS
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods Inc
(785) 537-4504
100 Manhattan Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
 
Zotcis Attire
(785) 539-4356
1203 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
 

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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