Training Shoes Kansas City MO

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.

Footloose
(816) 274-8414
2450 Grand Blvd # 316
Kansas City, MO
 
Payless Shoe Source
(816) 231-5008
2600 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO
 
Michaels Clothing Co
(816) 221-0000
1830 Main St
Kansas City, MO
 
Habitat Shoe
(816) 421-5444
1800 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO
 
Footaction Usa
(816) 921-5378
3041 Prospect Ave
Kansas City, MO
 
Bob Jones Shoes
(816) 474-4212
1914 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO
 
Footloose Women
(816) 274-7635
200 E 25th St
Kansas City, MO
 
Al The Bootman
(816) 483-2668
3226 E 12th St
Kansas City, MO
 
Payless Shoesource
(816) 241-9321
5908 Wilson Rd # 10 Northeast Plaza S/c
Kansas City, MO
 
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(816) 923-2151
3118 Prospect Ave Linwood S/c
Kansas City, MO
 

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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