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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 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 Midfoot Strikers for 2017

By Mary Grant

2/1/17 5:27 PM

Are you a midfoot striker when you run? You’re lucky. While many running experts bemoan heel striking and many fear forefoot striking, few if any caution against midfoot striking—the act of landing directly on the middle of your foot. This type of stride properly absorbs the shock of the landing and distributes this shock properly across the shoe and throughout the body, reducing the likelihood of shin splints, Achilles pain, or other ailments. That being said, not every type of shoe is meant for someone who lands in the middle of the foot. That’s why we at Janji took research from over 4,000 runner (courtesy of this company) to answer the following question: what are the best running shoes for midfoot strikers? Note: midfoot strikers tend to be neutral runners, so this is a list of just neutral running shoes. 


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8 Best Foam Rollers for Runners

By Omri Cohen

1/21/17 6:34 PM

No runner’s arsenal of tools is complete without a foam roller. These magical, circular devices roll out stiff parts of the body that no normal stretch—or stick—can get to. As more runners realize the power of a good foam rollers, dozens of companies have sprouted up to offer a menagerie of rollers, some superb, other of dubious usefulness. Precisely because the quality foam rollers can run the gambit, Janji decided to test out a few dozen of them to answer: what are the best foam rollers for runners?


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