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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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9 Best Running Shoes for IT Band Syndrome for 2017

By Mary Grant

2/7/17 10:30 AM

IT Band Syndrome, medically known as Iliotibial Band Syndrome, is an injury that has long plagued runners. Affecting the ligament that runs down the side of the thigh, IT Band Syndrome—or IBS—can sideline a runner from weeks (mild) to years (severe). It’s often caused by overuse and often solved with a sturdy mix of the right physical therapy, the right training plan, and buying the right shoes. Every runner’s foot is different and every runner should try on shoes at a store or on a site like Zappos before making a committment to a shoe that could solve IT band problems. But, as Shoekicker’s data from over 4,000 runners shows, runners prefer certain shoes for IT Band Syndrome. So what are the best running shoes for ITBS? Below is the top men’s and women’s shoes for neutral and pronating runners.


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