Running and cross training shoes are often the most common options for exercise. Choosing the right pair for your activity can be the difference between crushing your goals or coming up short. Whether you’re training for a 5K, taking an exercise class, or lifting heavy weights in the gym, having the proper footwear can take your training to another level.
In this article, we’re going to match specific trail shoes to the different features and technologies that runners needs, based on:
The types of runs you’re going on -- casual, tempo, 5ks, marathons
Your foot shape and gait cycle -- do you need a neutral shoe or one with arch support
Your preferences -- how much heel-to-toe drop, what type of cushioning
So your favorite shoe was replaced or discontinued. A day every runner dreads. We’ve all been there. You miss that snug fit and perfect cushioning that felt like it was made just for you. You made so many memories in those shoes, from the long training sessions to triumphant PRs on race day. Nothing will ever be the same…
Fear not, Brooks fans. Yes, your favorite shoes have a new name, but they still provide a similar, if not better, ride than their predecessors. Let’s dig into the differences and explain the details to help you find the perfect pair for your activities.