Recommend me some running shoes

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  1. busydoingnothing

    busydoingnothing A broken man too tough to cry

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    I've never really purchased shoes before on basis of function, so I'm not exactly sure where to start. I want to start doing some running and I need a good pair of shoes to do so. Any recommendations?
     
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    I went to a specialty running store and got New Balance. I love them. I have never switched to anything else.
     
  3. The Boy Bastard

    The Boy Bastard Bewbie's??

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    Since you are not familiar if you pronate and all that, like mentioned above, go to a specialty running store. Then try on 3 or 4 brands at least of a shoe designed for the type of runner you.

    Do a google search for a local running club or triathlon club and ask what store they recommend for this in your area.
     
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    Word, go to a running shoe store - not your local Foot Locker or whatever. They should analyze your gait on a treadmill and recommend some shoes for you. Usually these places are more expensive, but it's definitely worth it imo.
     
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    yes.

    there will most likely be a store for just running/walking shoes/clothes. they can assess your gait, etc, and recommend the right kinds of shoes. if you're gonna be doing a bunch of running it's definitely worth it to do this rather than run into problems later b/c of chitty shoes
     
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    meh, matter of personal preference
     
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    I got a pair of Nike Shox a few weeks ago and even though I'm only doing a few miles a day they have made a HUGE difference in comfort and, honestly, endurance. :bowdown:

    Though if you're doing more serious running I'd listen to Tracer and others who suggest going to a running store where they do fittings, etc. That's what I'm planning when I get up to longer runs. :coold:
     
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    I'm a fan of both New Balance and Aasics.

    Regardless, a good running shoe that fits right is the best thing you can buy for a good cardio workout, imo.
     
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    new balance FTMFW

    (and searching too, this question is asked all the time)
     
  10. lil*o*g

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    I agree w/going to a running store.

    As for myself, I swear by Mizunos.
     
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    xela So say we all!

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    Asics are the best, IMO.
     
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    busydoingnothing A broken man too tough to cry

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    Thanks guys. I found a local running shop and I'm going to stop in and get me some shoes. :bigthumb:
     
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    And in my personal opinion (ran track 3 seasons a year all through highschool so i have pretty much tried everything) id recommend new balance.
     
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    mizunos are my shoe of choice for now
     
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    kilian You've got quite a treasure there in that Horadric OT Supporter

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    Asics Kayano 12s :)
     
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    these are, quite simply, the BEST running shoe i've ever used. :coold:

    Nike Free Trainer 7.0

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    KNEEGROWPLZ GIVE US THIS DAY

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    any NIKE 360 :bigthumb:
     
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    get them and love them.



    call me a dumbass, but these wont work on cross country will they?
     
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    Cross country shoes have spikes, those dont. Even though those spots kind of look like mounts for removeable spikes, I dont think they are. Theyre not really in the normal place for them anyways.
     
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    your friend knows what's up. :coold:
     
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