Getting the Best Fit for Running Shoes

Getting the best fit for running shoes at a running specialty store depends on the specific activities you intend to use your shoes for. A trained fit specialist may want to watch you run—or walk, if that is what the shoe is for—on a treadmill or outside. He or she...

High Heels contribute to Women’s Foot Problems

According to the College of Podiatry, women have approximately four times as many foot issues as men do. Many podiatrists contribute this to the wearing of high heels. A 2014 survey by The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) found that 49% of all women wear...

Three Tips to survive a Stress Fracture

Stress fractures are many runners’ greatest fear. Overcoming this injury may seem difficult, but many experts swear by the following three tips to survive a stress fracture: Get a diagnosis, don’t panic, and keep your eyes on the prize. A proper diagnosis is important...

New Research can monitor Landing Patterns of the Feet

A new technique developed by French researchers offers mobile monitoring of landing patterns of the feet—useful knowledge for runners seeking information about the way they run. Marlene Giandolini, a researcher at the Universite Savoie Mont Blanc in France stated, “We...

Walk to Cure Arthritis promotes Awareness

To fight and raise awareness for arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability, the Arthritis Foundation is holding their 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis at Montrose Beach. The walk does not only set an example for raising awareness, but for exercising to help...