Training Shoes Louisville KY

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.

Second Step Shoe Store
(502) 452-1232
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Lehigh Safety Shoe Co
(502) 966-5136
3103 Fern Valley Rd # 103
Louisville, KY
 
Bakers
(502) 899-9555
5000 Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Feet First
(502) 895-6425
117 S Hubbards Ln # 103
Louisville, KY
 
Instyle
(502) 584-2827
542 S 4th St
Louisville, KY
 
Fleet Feet Sports
(502) 479-8786
1500 Bardstown Rd # A
Louisville, KY
 
Grizzly Creek Outfitters
(502) 964-0684
3297 Fern Valley Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Safety Shoe Distributors
(502) 458-6400
2218 Hikes Ln
Louisville, KY
 
Lady Foot Locker
(502) 895-5668
5000 Shelbyville Rd # 6661
Louisville, KY
 
Nathans Shoes
(502) 585-5886
205 S Preston St
Louisville, KY
 

Top Picks for Running and Walking Shoes

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Training Shoes

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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