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7 Best Reflective Running Vests

By Mary Grant

6/15/17 7:58 PM

Running at the very beginning or very end of the day can be a meditative experience. But while the early morning run or late night jog can seem great, the lack of light puts you in a position of vulnerability. That’s why it’s so important to find the right reflectivity when the sun is down. We at Janji make gear for your Nomadic Run, and we realize it’s sometimes important to just throw on your best reflective running vests when it’s dark outside.

That’s why we at Janji came up with a list of the best runners reflective vests on the market so you can get enjoy your run—without worrying about your safety.


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12 Best Women’s Running Shorts of 2017

By Mary Grant

5/18/17 6:32 AM

As the weather warms, having the right pair of shorts can make all the difference for a run. A cute pair can get you out the door; a comfortable pair will keep you running long after your legs tells you to stop. Because a great bottom can keep you going, we at Janji, like last year, came up with the list of the best running shorts for women in 2017. From the simple to the bold to the expensive compression, we came up with the best women’s running shorts so you can get running, mile after mile.


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11 Best Running Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

By Mary Grant

4/24/17 8:37 AM

If you’re a runner and you wake up one morning, feel an extreme pain in your heel when you first stand up, you may just have plantar fasciitis. A common running injury, plantar fasciitis is the result of a strain on your plantar fascia—the flat band of tissues that connect your heel to your toes. This pain may lead many runners to ask: can I run with plantar fasciitis? The short answer is probably no. However, with the right stretches and (although there’s no perfect one) the right running shoes for plantar fasciitis, you can avoid plantar fasciitis or, once its healed, lessen the likelihood of it returning. To help you avoid plantar fasciitis, we at Janji culled the data from a 4,000 person study to find the best running shoes—man and woman—for plantar fasciitis.

 Below are the best stability and neutral shoes for plantar fasciitis.


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11 Best Running Shoes for Achilles Tendonitis

By Mary Grant

3/14/17 7:26 PM

Achilles pain sucks. Pain in the Achilles tendon can derail a runner from a day to decades. Once Achilles tendonitis rears its ugly head, it can often prove frustratingly challenging to heal. That’s why it’s so important to treat your body right while running. Achilles tendinitis can arise from not stretching calves, increasing mileage too quickly, and excessive hill running or running on surfaces like mud and sand. But running in the wrong pair of shoes also can cause the pain, especially if the running shoe is inflexible and poorly constructed. That’s why it’s so important to find the best running shoes for Achilles tendonitis. Using data from over 4,000 runners from this company, we’ve discovered the best running shoes for Achilles tendon problems.

Whether a pronator or neutral runner, the following are the best running shoes for achilles tendonitis



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11 Most Durable Running Shoes 2017

By Mary Grant

2/15/17 3:17 PM

A durable running shoe can give you an amazing run for hundreds and hundreds of miles. These aren’t the flimsy $19.99 shoes found at Wal-Mart that fall apart immediately and almost always gift you shin splints.  This is heavy duty Ford F-150 durable; this is chest-with-questionable-origins-that-gets-passed-down-from-generation-to-generation durable. An extremely durable running shoe is one that is rugged and can take the miles. Recently, one company surveyed over 4,000 runners to find which were the best running shoes on the planet. Included in the questionnaire to men and women was the durability of their shoe. Collating that data, we at Janji created a list that ranks the finest durable and sturdy running shoes. The below list includes the most durable pronation, most durable neutral, and most durable trail running shoes.

Below are the 11 most durable running shoes for men and women

 


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