Running Shoe Stores Bear DE

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Premier Soccer
(302) 838-7088
1861 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE
 
Bostonian Shoe Shop
(302) 292-2737
748 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Johnston & Murphy
715 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Foot Locker
(302) 456-9916
743 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Journeys
(302) 286-6810
715 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Lady Foot Locker
(302) 456-9903
434 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Joy Stride Rite
(302) 456-0794
349 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Walking Co
(302) 738-9255
412 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Bakers
(302) 737-9255
306 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Clark Shoes
(302) 368-9341
Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 

Runners, Your Shoes Make a Difference

They may not make you run faster or jump higher. Yet the material in the running shoe you wear does seem to make a difference. This study tested different shoes to shed some light on the mechanics of running.

When you run, your foot hits the ground with high impact. This study helps prove that the muscles of the leg adjust to this impact through a process called muscle tuning. Muscle tuning lessens the effects of impact on the tissues of the leg.

The midsole of running shoes also helps lessen the effects of impact. These researchers tested two different midsoles on six different runners. They found major differences in the muscle tuning between different shoes. And muscle tuning was significantly different between individual runners. Some runners did better with a hard midsole, while others benefitted from a softer one.

A better understanding of how our legs work when we run may help researchers find ways to treat or prevent conditions caused by the wear and tear of impact on the body. And who knows, maybe it will spur shoe companies to develop a "super shoe" that really makes us run faster.

Reference: 

James M. Wakeling, et al. Altering Muscle Activity in the Lower Extremities by Running with Different Shoes. In Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. September 2002. Vol. 34. No. 9. Pp. 1529-1532.

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Christiana Care Health System Delaware Marathon
May
Wilmington, DE
wayne@races2run.com
http://www.delawaremarathon.org
Trail Dawgs Stumpy's Marathon
September
Newark, DE
stumpysmarathon@comcast.net
http://www.traildawgs.org
Home of the TRIPLE CROWN, the PHUNT 50K, the HUMP 50K++, Stumpy's Marathon, Phat Phil's Phrolic, the Mason Dixon Longest Day 100k Challenge, the Feronia Funrunium and various other ill-advised adventures.