In this category you will find all my articles related to walking shoes. Most of the articles are shoe reviews, but there are also buying guides for individual requirements like gender, foot disorders and foot types.
What is a walking shoe?
Walking shoes are designed to support the “heel to toe motion”, as the heel strikes to ground first when we are walking (contrary to running, where we land flat footed)
There are different walking shoe types available like motion control, stability and cushioning shoes – each for a different foot shape and gait.
Being overweight may cause you to have uncomfortable perceptions about your appearance, but excess weight can have consequences far beyond just how you look. Hauling around more pounds than deemed healthy for your ideal body weight can create problems. Some of these issues may take time to show up, while others crop up quicker than […]Continue reading
It's a condition more commonly known as stone bruises and can affect anyone for various reasons especially people who are overweight, athletes, women who wear high-heels, and anyone who wears shoes that do not properly cushion the balls of the feet. It is a condition that actually refers to a group of various symptoms and […]Continue reading
When you have the perfect fitting pair of walking shoes, you can feel invincible: and the same happens when you use some that do not fit: they can ruin your foot completely. Conveniently, the simplicity of this exercise makes having good sneakers the only thing you have to worry about. When we run, our feet, […]Continue reading
To control blood sugar levels through various exercises and diet, one should consider regular walking. Performing all sorts of exercises while having diabetes may not be the best option for all individuals. Based on studies and physician recommendations, walking is one of the safest exercises to control blood sugar. A diabetic person should also take […]Continue reading
There are many of us suffering from chronic pain today. Knee problems are a common ailment for many men and women. There are different options for these problems such as physical therapy and sometimes even surgery. The following article will go into detail on the different types of knee problems and the best kinds of […]Continue reading
Never worry about foot pain ever again by ordering the New Balance 1865. Or at least that is what the manufacturer advertises. The truth lies somewhere in the middle. With a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5 on Amazon, this shoe model is perceived as inferior to many shoes out there. In this unbiased […]Continue reading
The medical world has its XRAY, MRI, DNA, and other tests to prove that humans are all physically constructed in little different ways . The retail world, in the interest of simplicity and cost, has chosen to use letters like S, M, L, XL and N, M, W to give an estimate fit and cost. […]Continue reading
Bunions can be quite painful, and they can prevent you from doing things that you enjoy. Bunions (also called "Hallux Valgus") form when the bones of the foot near the big toe deviate from their normal position. This results in swelling. Not only does the swelling cause pain, but it also results in a visible […]Continue reading
Page after page of choices in running and workout shoes dominate the online shopping experience. Row after row of attractively arranged shoes designed for movement greet the customer entering the shoe department or shoe store. There is much to learn and many decisions to make as to what your feet will be wearing when you […]Continue reading
So you want to buy a pair of shoes for long distance walking. Any pair of running shoes should do the job, after all there can't be that big a difference between running and walking right? However there is a lot of fundamental difference between the two activities, as well the shoes that are needed […]Continue reading
Are you not light on your feet? The issue could be your shoes. Having the right shoe is a big part of life, especially for those who are on their feet all day for work and / or the daily events of their life. A pair of lightweight walking shoes can not only lighten the […]Continue reading
Walking is a wonderful way to exercise and see new places. But, if you don't have comfortable walking shoes your walks will go from wonderful to woeful. In this article you'll learn which features are important when choosing proper footwear for hiking or walking. After the instructions you'll find short reviews of four very comfortable […]Continue reading
Waterproof walking shoes are a great piece of equipment for hikers and fitness walkers. You need to remember that it is much easier to take a hike or a walk with water resistant shoes when you are in the rain. The wet ground is really hard to deal with in regular walking shoes because they […]Continue reading
Do you know what the leading cause of back pain is? It comes from wearing the wrong types of shoes. Now some of you might be in this situation right now. Below I have a small list of things to keep an eye out for. If you are doing any of the following in the […]Continue reading
Our feet are the hardest working parts of our body. Not only are they responsible for our movement from one place to another, they also need to balance the body and maintain a comfortable gait. So how do our feet maintain a proper balance as we grow taller every year since the time we are […]Continue reading
Have you wondered how to choose the best walking shoes for flat feet? Most returns of a perfectly good pair of shoes happen because customers didn't really know what to look for and they simply didn't choose the right shoe for their needs. A shoe that was “too small” may not have been wide enough […]Continue reading
53% of the world’s population lives in urban areas. We live and walk in a concrete jungle; whether it is walking on the roads or on the concrete flooring in homes and offices. If you are standing or walking for long periods then it is worth buying a pair of shoes that will ensure you […]Continue reading
Do you overpronate when you walk? If you're not sure, a podiatrist or the staff of a good retailer that sells athletic shoes may be able to help you determine your level of pronation. An overpronator's feet tend to roll too much to the inside of the foot while striding, putting most of pressure on […]Continue reading
When you come back from your regular morning or evening walks, do you generally feel a stinging pain in your lower calves and back? Does the pain persist for longer than it should? Do you feel that pain every time you take a step while walking down the road? There is a very good chance […]Continue reading
Product: New Balance 928 Use: Fitness Walking TypeMotion Control Weight468 grams (16,5 oz) Amazon Rating Cost120 - 135 $ We like Available for men and womenMade out of leatherManmadeOptimal for people with collapsed arches (overpronation) and / or flat feetAvailable in different widths Deep toe boxAvailable in several different materialsAvailable with V-Straps We don't like […]Continue reading