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(718) 639-0499   Maspeth
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Posts for tag: Basics of a Good Running [or Walking] Shoe

Whether you rarely jog, or run a couple of days a week, or regularly race competitively on pavement or trails, a key to enjoying – and enduring - your runs [or walks], is establishing and maintaining good foot health practices, which include periodic shoe fitting and proper selection. The importance of a good running [or walking] shoe is an often overlooked aspect of the sport as well as its role in helping people enjoy and benefit from their workouts long-term.
Although it’s not rocket science, there are a few basic things to look for when selecting a good pair of supportive running [or walking] shoes. 
They include: 
-When you bend a running [walking] shoe from front to back, it should only bend at the ball of the foot. 
-The mid foot and hind foot should be firm. 
-Heel counters on the back of running [walking] shoes should also be firm to prevent ankles from rolling in or out. 
-Twisting running [walking] shoes with your hands should not allow for a lot of bending. 
-You do not want very flexible shoes since this tends to put greater stress on on your feet
The award-winning expert podiatrists at Advanced Podiatry of Manhasset, Huntington, Plainview, and Maspeth are always happy to evaluate and discuss your running [or walking] shoes with you.

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Advanced Podiatry of Manhasset at the Americana

Manhasset, NY Office
Advanced Podiatry
2110 Northern Blvd.
Manhasset, NY 11030

(516) 869-3300

Huntington, NY Office
Advanced Podiatry
181 Main St.
Huntington, NY 11743

(631) 427-3678

Coram, NY Office
Advanced Podiatry
100 Middle Country Rd.
Coram, NY 11727

(631) 696-9636

Plainview, NY Office
Advanced Podiatry
875 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803

(516) 681-8866

Mineola, NY  Office
Advanced Podiatry
155 Mineola Boulevard, Suite B 
Mineola, NY 11501

(516) 741-3338

Maspeth, NY  Office
Advanced Podiatry
70-01 Grand Ave
Maspeth, NY 11378

(718) 639-0499

Williston Park, NY  Office
Advanced Podiatry
479 Willis Ave,
Williston Park, NY 11596

(516) 741-3338