running shoes

Is There a Difference Between Gym Shoes and Running Shoes?

In this day and age of fitness trends and a wealth of information online, it is important to make sure that you are not being misled into issues that can impact your health negatively. One such fitness fact that needs to be understood is the right kind of shoe to wear to train at the gym. Some people who are into various kinds of fitness activities understand that each activity might need a different kind of footwear. However, there are others that think that a shoe is a shoe! This ignorance can mean injuring your knee or your back and having to abandon your fitness goals. Let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to you!

How to Choose the Right Running Shoes?

Whether you are a new runner or a seasoned one, basic facts about ‘the right running shoe for you’ (unless you are a barefoot runner) are very important to understand and implement. Your choice of running shoes can make the difference between running in comfort or pain, and most importantly, whether you stay healthy or get injured. Too often I find runners experimenting with expensive shoes only to end up in pain. Understanding the basics of buying the right running shoe for you will save you lots of time, money and will keep you running for long.

Why shouldn’t I buy shoes online?

It is too easy to pick up shoes online based on your friend’s recommendation or to pick up the same brand/model as your previous shoes; especially since there are such lucrative discounts available online! There are several reasons why this is a bad idea. Let me mention just a few here:

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