Training Shoes Wichita KS

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.

First Gear
(316) 264-5500
111 N Mosley St
Wichita, KS
 
Lehigh Safety Shoe Co
(316) 942-0434
1927 S West St # B
Wichita, KS
 
Clarks Uniforms Co
(316) 682-6832
2906 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS
 
Volume Shoe Corp
(316) 838-0381
2121 N Amidon Ave
Wichita, KS
 
Famous Footwear
(316) 838-3006
1921 W 21st St N
Wichita, KS
 
Unique-feet
(316) 687-9188
750 S Hillside
Wichita, KS
 
Dar Lo Shoes
(316) 262-0001
553 W Douglas
Wichita, KS
 
Fair Village Shoe Store
(316) 943-1791
2407 W 13th St N
Wichita, KS
 
Payless Shoesource
(316) 838-0742
2121 Amidon Avenue Marina Lakes Sc
Wichita, KS
 
Little Feet Boutique
(316) 682-2002
4721 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS
 

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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