Training Shoes Marion NC

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.

Shoe Show
(828) 652-6006
1204 Us 70 W
Marion, NC
 
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(828) 765-2866
215 Locust Ave
Spruce Pine, NC
 
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(828) 430-6898
124 Fiddlers Run Blvd
Morganton, NC
 
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(828) 430-8371
144 Fiddlers Run Blvd
Morganton, NC
 
High Country Leather & Western Wear
(828) 433-8875
116 N Sterling St
Morganton, NC
 
Duncan Shoe House
(828) 724-4303
1924 Us 70 W
Marion, NC
 
Shoe Show
(828) 765-0561
12153 South Two Twenty Six Hwy
Spruce Pine, NC
 
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(828) 437-9662
110 E Fleming Dr
Morganton, NC
 
Arbys Footwear Inc
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106 Murphy St
Morganton, NC
 
Debis Uniforms
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404 W Fleming Dr # G
Morganton, NC
 

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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