Suggestion for running shoes

  1. Suggestion for running shoes


    My pair of NB's are almost done for, and need to get a new pair soon.

    Any suggestions for a durable pair, that may be water proof as well?

    Thanks.


  2. Quote Originally Posted by liquid View Post
    My pair of NB's are almost done for, and need to get a new pair soon.

    Any suggestions for a durable pair, that may be water proof as well?

    Thanks.
    I have my pair of Nike Shocks+'s still after about 2 years, still look new. But I take care of em, and I doubt they are water proof!
  3. jim623
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    Asics, Nimbus8
    The Nimbus9's hurt my feet and calves.
    A good running shoe will be ventilated, so no they aren't water proof.
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  4. I tend to favor asics myself

  5. Go to a local running store and they will usually have you run on a treadmill for a bit to study your feet and running style. You should choose your shoes based off your arch and how you land on your feet and if you're a heavy runner or not. Once they do this, they will usually have you try on several pairs of shoes and allow you to get back on the treadmill for a bit or walk around the store.

  6. Hah, I think I need to buy a pair of real running shoes, because right now I work out in a pair of Nike Frees. When I bought them I figured that the light, thin, flexible shoe would allow more motion of my foot and therefore work my calves more, but right now i'm rethinking that as my legs end up sore after running a quick mile. Can't tell if its a good thing from the muscles getting worked or if I'm putting too much stress on my shins and ankles!

  7. If you run regularly you are probably going to have to replace shoes every year. I wear New Balance myself and need to get myself a new pair soon.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by texaswolf View Post
    If you run regularly you are probably going to have to replace shoes every year. I wear New Balance myself and need to get myself a new pair soon.
    Its seems NB are the general, end up picking up another pair.

    May go and try out the running on the treadmill that was suggested by Jayhawkk.

  9. Quote Originally Posted by buuzer0 View Post
    Hah, I think I need to buy a pair of real running shoes, because right now I work out in a pair of Nike Frees. When I bought them I figured that the light, thin, flexible shoe would allow more motion of my foot and therefore work my calves more, but right now i'm rethinking that as my legs end up sore after running a quick mile. Can't tell if its a good thing from the muscles getting worked or if I'm putting too much stress on my shins and ankles!
    Nike frees are my favorite.
    I started at the 10's then went to the 7's and now I am on the fives.
    Each time i switched to a lighter one I was sore for a while but
    walking and running just feels better.
    I am getting the 3's in a couiple of months
  

  
 

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