Choose a Shoe to Match Your Foot Type

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Choose a Shoe to Match Your Foot Type

As far as running shoe design goes, everyone falls into one of three basic categories: overpronator, neutral, or underpronator/supinator.

Overpronators – whose feet roll inwards more than average – require running shoes designed to correct this excessive roll.

Runners with a neutral gait generally need little or no motion control, and do fine with cushioned running shoes.

Underpronators/supinators, have feet that either roll inward too little (underpronators) – or roll outwards slightly (supinators) – and generally require additional cushioning. These runners may also benefit from a shoe built for greater stability.



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