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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 Ravenna and Brooks Transcend 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.
In this article, we’re going to discuss: The must-haves that you need in a running shoe based on your foot shape and gait cycle, and how to determine yours, The different features and technologies runners want in a running shoe, and how to choose the best ones for you, Then we’re going to put it all together and match specific shoes to the different combinations of all these factors.
Running and tennis: Two sports that put a lot of pressure on your feet. Whether you're sprinting the final mile of a race or covering the baseline to smash a return shot, having the right pair of shoes makes all the difference.
In the last article, the Beginner’s Guide to Trail Running Part 1, we discussed the benefits of trail running, trail running techniques, and how to find trails near you.
If you’re looking for a fun way to get in shape, relieve some stress, and connect with nature – or if you’re just looking to change up your regular running routine – trail running is a great choice. It doesn’t require a ton of gear, and it’s easy to get started.
A 5k is a great entry race for new runners, as well as seasoned athletes looking to improve their time. Below are our best tips to help you prepare for the big race. 5k Running Tips Tip #1: Set aside 8 Weeks for preparation. Eight weeks allows time to build up your cardio, and develop your muscles to improve performance and avoid injury.
What is the best running shoe?
It's one of the simplest questions to ask, yet so hard to answer. There are many factors that go into what makes a shoe work for you.
No two words strike fear into the hearts of runners quite like "plantar fasciitis," but what is it, how do you get it, and how can you treat it? We've got answers to some of your most pressing questions!
If you work in healthcare, you know that not just any old pair of sneakers will get you through a 12-hour shift. Most healthcare professionals expect a lot from their shoes—the shoes should be comfortable, supportive, slip resistant, easy to clean, lightweight, durable, and so on. Fortunately, there are plenty of options out there!
Introducing Machina—the latest shoe to be added to the UA HOVR lineup! Make the most out of every mile in this energetic running shoe from Under Armour. This lightweight shoe features a propulsion plate that combines Pebax® and carbon to make your runs easier via smoother transitions and springier toe-offs.
If you're looking for a running shoe that offers a firm-yet-bouncy ride, check out the Brooks Energize Collection—it's got something for everyone! All shoes in this collection feature DNA AMP technology, which gives back more energy than other performance shoes on the market.
Brooks Adrenaline GTS running shoes are back with features that will appeal to neutral runners and overpronators alike! GuideRails are back by popular demand in this iteration of the Adrenaline GTS. Runners couldn't get enough of this "there when you need it, out of the way when you don't" holistic support system that's like autopilot for your feet: guiding your gait once fatigue sets in and your form starts to break down. Gather 'round the Fitness Fire to see what else is new with the 20th anniversary of this popular shoe!