Training Shoes Little Rock AR

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
(501) 666-3974
300 S University Ave University Mall
Little Rock, AR
 
Pauls Shoes Inc
(501) 663-9089
300 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR
 
Overland Trading Co
(501) 280-0061
6000 W Markham St # 3044
Little Rock, AR
 
Foot Locker
(501) 666-7087
6000 W Markham St # 2098
Little Rock, AR
 
Naturalizer
(501) 603-9605
6000 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
 
Shoe Connection
(501) 225-6242
9100 N Rodney Parham Rd # 105
Little Rock, AR
 
Foot Locker
(501) 666-7240
300 S University Ave # J3
Little Rock, AR
 
Athletes Foot
(501) 664-4787
6000 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
 
Champs Sports
(501) 664-6011
300 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR
 
Journeys
(501) 663-1260
6000 W Markham St # 3020
Little Rock, AR
 

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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