Running Shoe Stores Bellevue NE

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Payless Shoesource
(402) 682-9553
601 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE
 
Peak Performance Fitness Gear
(402) 884-1854
3512 Samson Way # 216
Bellevue, NE
 
Payless Shoesource
(402) 733-3424
5011 L St
Omaha, NE
 
Famous Footwear
(402) 597-5718
7721 Towne Center Pkwy
Papillion, NE
 
Famous Footwear
7893 S 83rd St
Lavista, NE
 
Payless Shoesource
(402) 292-3209
10503 South 15th St Wolf Creek Sc
Bellevue, NE
 
Payless Shoe Source
(402) 331-0124
8540 S 71st Plz
Papillion, NE
 
R Shoes
(402) 331-3644
12112 Centennial Rd
La Vista, NE
 
Payless Shoesource
(402) 592-0960
7901 S 83rd St Brentwood Crossing
Omaha, NE
 
Famous Footwear
7721 Towne Ctr Pkway H103
Papillion, NE
 

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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Lincoln Marathon
May
Lincoln, NE
gmossrun@aol.com
http://www.lincolnrun.org/marathon.htm
The Lincoln Track Club, Inc. was established in 1975 by an eager group of track enthusiasts. Although our title contains the reference to track, we have become a distance oriented club. Our membership includes some of the nation's finest road racers to a great number of fun runners.In essence, our club is a non-profit community service organization, established to promote running throughout this area and provide educational assistance for its runners. Our monthly newsletter has become an important running publication for Nebraska runners. The LTC is a member club of both the Road Ruunners Club of America (RRCA) and USA Track and Field.
Omaha Marathon
September
Omaha, NE
info@omahamarathon.com
http://www.omahamarathon.com/
The Omaha Marathon is proud to host a reunion marathon for the 50 States Marathon Club. As most of us know a marathon is 26.2 miles. When someone commits to such an event there is usually a point at which an underlying curiosity is converted to a conscious decision. A spark from the brain; carried down through the heart, and in some cases the pit of your stomach...
Sandhills Marathon
June
Valentine, NE
http://www.marathonrookie.com/sandhills-marathon.html
The 4th Annual Sandhills Marathon will take place on June 12 on the Brownlee Road 20 miles south of Valentine, Nebraska. The road itself is a 25.7 mile one lane paved road that cuts through the Sandhill region of Nebraska. The extra half mile is added when runners do a quick out and back into the town of Brownlee. The course has a few rolling hills, but mostly it is in a valley with a 330 ft. decrease in elevation. The road was made for running a marathon!