Training Shoes Rapid City SD

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.

Scheels
(605) 342-9033
2200 N Maple Ave
Rapid City, SD
 
Red Wing Shoe Store
(605) 343-1791
519 Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
Journeys
(605) 342-0975
2200 N Maple Ave # 320
Rapid City, SD
 
Lady Foot Locker
(605) 342-7712
2200 N Maple Ave
Rapid City, SD
 
Runners Shop
(605) 348-7866
41 E Omaha St
Rapid City, SD
 
Payless Shoesource
(605) 348-4672
2200 N Maple Ave Rushmore Mall
Rapid City, SD
 
Western Outlet
(605) 343-0740
324 E Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Western Outlet
(605) 348-6998
2200 N Maple Ave
Rapid City, SD
 
Rudolphs Shoes & Uniforms
(605) 343-0203
618 Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, SD
 
Rcc Western Stores
(605) 341-6633
2200 N Maple Ave
Rapid City, SD
 

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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