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Fitness Minutes: (21,148) Posts: 3,723 2/5/13 12:00 A
nike flex there great for strength and for running
The possibilities always outnumber the problems. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kristie - Goal Weight 125
December Minutes: 337
Posts: 806 2/4/13 1:13 P
Luna and Unshoes sandals.
Probably not the answer you were looking for, though.
Neither real food, nor exercise, come from a box. 2013 Races: Beat Coach Pete 5k 4/13 Gunfighter HM 6/1 Barefoot Boise 10k 9/14
Fitness Minutes: (6,418) Posts: 49 2/4/13 12:37 A
I had been running on netural shoes but by chance landed in Roadrunner shop. They checked my runner form and adviced stability shoes- Brooks abdernaline GTS 12 and that created lot of prblem with my running form and knees. I had to discard them and now again bought asics nimbus 14. Hope they will be right!!!
Pounds lost: 7.0
Fitness Minutes: (9,491) Posts: 47 10/15/12 7:44 A
I'm a Mizuno girl! Mizuno Wave Riders for me every 500 miles-ish.
current weight: 151.0
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 21 10/15/12 3:12 A
I love my asics!
Fitness Minutes: (9,777) Posts: 61 10/14/12 9:58 A
I wear New Balance 940s at the moment, but I'm hopefully going to get fitted for a new pair tomorrow. These were my first proper pair and I've put about 400 miles on them now. I've had no shin or joint problems since wearing them, unlike when I was wearing any old cheap pair of trainers.
current weight: 191.0
Posts: 261 9/19/12 4:43 P
I have tried them all, but I get flare ups with plantar fasciitis very easily if I choose the wrong shoe. So the two brands that agree with me are Asics (Trinoosa's) and Brooks (Pure Cadence). I'm in love with both and it's a tie! I wear the Brooks for 10K's and under & Asics for HM, full marathons, or tri's.
"Never, never, never quit"
Fitness Minutes: (48,390) Posts: 291 9/19/12 1:48 A
im lucky enough to have a new balance factory just a little drive up the road from me so i can get my shoes a little cheaper
i run in new balance minimus mr00 most of the time now but when i first started running in minimal shoes in march i was using minimus mr10s but they fell like high heals now
im up to 16 miles in them without injury but a lot slower then when i used to run i regular shoes
Nov 07, 2010 - Derwentwater 10 - 1:28:57 Mar 12, 2011 - Dentdale 14 - 2:14:22 Oct 02, 2011 - Cumbrian Run (HM) - 1:49:22 May 06, 2012 - Keswick Half Marathon - 1:51:16 Oct 07, 2012 - Cumbrian Run (HM) - 1:44:38 dont run anymore
Fitness Minutes: (79,313) Posts: 6,971 9/18/12 3:05 P
I also have brooks ghost5. They are the first shoe I've been fitted for. I tried on about 12 different shoes and ran in them all on the store treadmill and wound up buying the first shoes I tried on.
Imperfection is important. If we were all perfect, then there would be no such thing as growth, and everyone would be extremely boring, which is, paradoxically, not that perfect.-- Dr. Matt
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Fitness Minutes: (4,450) Posts: 563 9/17/12 10:09 A
Thanks for all your posts. I would have loved to go into a specialty running store but I had mall coupon and sport cheak had buy on get one 1/2 price deal..hubby needed basketball shoes too. anyways I got these Asics Gel Nimbus 14!
Fitness Minutes: (81,744) Posts: 25,277 9/17/12 7:32 A
I just bought a pair of Brooks Ghost 5 and after my first run with them, I like them. They were so comfortable when I tried them on. I had worn my new Asics shopping that day and when I put the Asics back on I noticed a huge difference in feel between the 2 brands. The pr I was running in were Saucony. They were comfortable, but they didn't hold up very well.
current weight: 139.6
Posts: 1,548 9/16/12 8:23 P
Would agree in regard to getting your gait, arch, etc checked at a running store. My husband swears by Asics and I can't wear them because of the heel box. Everyone is different. I love Saucony's Kinvara for the road and Peregrine for trails. But that's just me.
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"A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness." — James E. Starrs, The Literary Cyclist
"We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves...The more restricted our society and work become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving for freedom." -Sir Roger Bannister, first runner to run a sub-4 minute mile
current weight: 123.4
Posts: 1,632 9/16/12 1:39 P
Brooks and Asics
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Posts: 209 9/16/12 6:19 A
I use Asics - tried several pair of Nikes and New Balance and they just didn't cut it for me. I plan to visit the running store to be "fitted" before my next purchase. One of the ladies in my runningclub did that and swears by it.
Pounds lost: 19.9
Posts: 6,567 9/16/12 12:22 A
I run with Vivo Barefoot, Vibram FiveFingers, cheap water shoes or Merrell Trail Glove and sometimes I run barefoot. Birgit
You can talk to God all you want and that's great, but the changes happen when you start listening to him.
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Body Fat %: 19.6
Posts: 4,314 9/15/12 9:08 P
I run with Brooks. For my daily runs, I use Adrenalines. I Have a pair Cascadias for trail running, and a pair of PureConnect for races. The PureConnect are a regular width and the Adrenalines are wide, my measured size, but I like the feel of the tighter fit for race day. It has only been a problem once on a hot day; I guess my feet were swelling a little because it felt like my sock was folded. It wasn't so I put the shoe back on and finished the race. I also have a new pair of Ghost 5. I like those too.
I once got a pair of North Face shoes off the discount table at Charm City Run. One run and I had blisters on both arches. The became mowers immediately, an honor usually reserved for shoes with 300 miles running and 300 miles walking.
Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible and suddenly you will be doing the impossible -- St Francis of Assisi
Roadrunner sports we site has a Shoe Dog feature that will provide you with some suggestions for your needs. Body size, mileage and gait all come into play in selecting the correct shoe.
I wear a Mizuno Wave Rider for long runs, and New Balance Minimums 730 for shorter, faster runs, but you might have different needs entirely.
Nothing's ever gonna' stand in our way again. ~Wilco
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Fitness Minutes: (112,042) Posts: 46,222 9/15/12 2:03 P
If you can locate a running specialty store that would be your best place to start. The shoe store personnel are trained to analyze your gait and pronation and can recommend shoe models based on their findings.
Fitness Minutes: (51,134) Posts: 1,183 9/15/12 11:44 A
I use New Balance W1540 shoes with an insert that cushions my meditarsals, due to my flat feet and over-pronation issues. I usually run 3-4 miles a day, 3 days a week, and so that works for me.
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