Seven days in seven very different pairs of trainers was all it took to turn lazy jogger Chris Sheedy into a half-marathon machine. Along the way he learned more than he ever thought possible about running – including new form. But why did he end up barefoot?
Reviewed are running shoes for people entering an event that would see them likely to run on hard surfaces for distances greater than 10km.
Running may be a relatively cheap sport to participatein but it is often associated with injuries. So how can you enjoy running and truly make it a ‘fun run’, without the trauma of pain and injury? How can you pace yourself so that when you finish a race, you know you have just given it a real crack and that it didn’t crack you?
Choosing the right runners
Wearing the appropriate sport shoe can help prevent injury
Choosing the right shoe for your sport or physical activity may seem like a simple task, but keep in mind the correct footwear can possibly reduce the likelihood of a painful sports injury.