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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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11 Best Running Shoes for Shin Splints 2017

By Mary Grant

1/23/17 9:58 AM

Shin splints, the catch-all term for a deep, muscular pain on the inside or outside of the shin, can drive runners crazy—and lead to significant injuries such as stress fractures. Luckily for most, shin splints can be avoided with the right training and the right shoes. While we at Janji are neither doctors or trained coaches, we know that wearing the right footwear really can make a world of difference with shin pain. That’s why we’ve gone over data from a company who interviewed over 4,000 runners to help find answer this question: what are the best running shoes for shin splints?


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9 Best Running Shoes for Forefoot Strikers

By Mary Grant

1/19/17 9:53 AM

Forefoot running has both its benefits and drawbacks. On the positive, many running experts claim forefoot running is efficient: landing toward the front of your feet acts as a proper cushioning blow so that your joint and body receives minimal impact. Unfortunately, most running shoe companies cater more toward midfoot and heel strikers, who collectively constitute the bulk of runners. But great forefoot running shoes do exist. Using data (courtesy of Shoekicker) from over 4,000 runners, we found the best running shoe data for forefoot strikers. 


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9 Best Running Shoes for High Arches for 2017

By Mary Grant

1/17/17 9:19 AM

Do you need a running shoe for high arches? Even in 2017, as a runner that can be tricky to find: not every running shoe is made for you, and ones with lower (or no) arches can lead to immense pain. Even when you narrow down the list to high arch shoes, not all are created equally; some feel fantastic when you try them on, but after a few miles the arch proves not firm enough and the foot can ache with pain. Luckily, quality high arch running shoes do exist. That’s why Janji, in partnership with an online shoe company, interviewed 4,000 runners to help find the top running shoe for high arches. Whether looking for the best women’s running shoe for high arches or finding the men’s version, here’s the list of the shoes that should fit your feet.


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