Training Shoes Phoenix AZ

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.

Natural Foot
(602) 234-2659
26 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Payless Shoe Source
(602) 246-2359
1802 W Montebello Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Retail Shoes
(602) 212-9265
1829 W Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Journeys
(602) 246-8710
1644 W Montebello Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics
(602) 274-3625
4445 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ
 
American Foot Works Inc
(602) 864-8729
5515 N 7th St # 3
Phoenix, AZ
 
Botas El Harradero
(602) 264-4407
3335 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Famous Footwear
(602) 249-4574
1633 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Payless Shoesource
(602) 246-0028
1623 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Payless Shoesource
(602) 266-1320
1615 W Camelback Rd Park Lee Center
Phoenix, AZ
 

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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