When I first started working out, I quickly realized that my running shoes were not going to cut it for activities like aerobics and Zumba. With my wide feet, I had trouble finding a good pair of cross trainers UNTIL I found Rykas. Currently wearing Assist XTs and they are fantastic!! Excellent support, plenty of room in the front, and so very comfortable.
Make sure you try on before you buy. I had read on other reviews that you normally have to buy 1/2 to 1 size LARGER than your regular shoe size, and that was true for me as well! (I wear 8/12 to 9 and my Rykas are 9-1/2)
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I use cross training aerobic shoes and buy a new pair after 100 hours of use. These shoes are only used for workouts. Shoes break down after 100 hours of use which may be detrimental to your joints, back, feet, etc. 306
Cross train to reduce boredom and repetition injuries
Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are several components to fitness - muscle endurance, strength, flexibility, aerobic capacity, balance, reaction time... work to improve in all areas.
When I'm feeling stressed and want to snack on junk. I find taking a walk , like on my 15min break, getting outside does the trick. By the time I end my little walk I no longer have the desire for a junky snack at all.311
Just your walking shoes, or any shoes.
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