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11 Most Comfortable Running Shoes for women

By Mary Grant

10/16/17 8:42 AM

Comfort: we all want it from a running shoe, but too often we’re stuck with sneakers that leave our feet feeling stiff, bruised, and blistered. Luckily, there are 11 running shoes that, after interviewing 5,000 runners, can conclusively be called the most comfortable running shoes for women. These sneakers carry several things in common: they’re well cushioned, well-constructed, and have a reputation of making people healthier—not injured.


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11 Most Comfortable Running Shoes for Men

By Jonathan G

10/3/17 9:53 AM

When trying on a new pair of shoes, we imagine we're putting on the most comfortable pair of running shoes. But two weeks breaking in your new shoes, you're still applying band-aids beforehand to the spots that rub until the blisters give way to calluses; you're icing your knees and legs afterwards; and you're still slogging through daily runs in shoes so heavy that they have all the zip and responsiveness of a mid-sized coal barge.


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14 Best Running Shoes for Bad Blisters

By Jonathan G

9/3/17 12:33 PM

If you run, you get blisters. So buy shoes that fit, wear a good pair of running socks, and hope for the best, right?

Not so fast. (That also describes your running if you’re dealing with blister problems.) Blisters from running are caused by moisture and friction. Problem number one: your feet sweat. Problem number two: your feet move.


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13 Best Running Shoes for Runner's Knees

By Jonathan G

8/4/17 11:36 PM

Chondromalacia patellae, patellofemoral pain syndrome, PFPS—if you’ve had runner’s knee, these are words that strike fear in your heart. At first you think it’s just a little soreness after a run, but left untreated, runner’s knee can stop your fitness plan in its tracks, force you to cancel your race calendar, and even make walking difficult. The good news, according to the Mayo Clinic, is that runner’s knee often responds to simple treatments like rest and icing, although physical therapy is sometimes necessary. But it can also help to buy the best pair of running shoes for Runner's Knee.


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12 Best Running Shoes for Back Pain and Bad Backs

By Jonathan G

7/2/17 4:54 PM

Running doesn’t grant immunity from back pain. Whether you’re a workout warrior tuning up for a 10K or you just enjoy jogging for fitness, back problems can creep up on you slowly—or strike all at once. In a race or intense workout, back muscles take up the slack for your core as fatigue sets in. Back pain can also result from body changes due to age, pregnancy, or a holiday season with too many parties and too many skipped workouts.


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