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Payless Shoesource
(318) 747-2626
2011 Airline Dr
Bossier City, LA
 
Red Wing Shoe Store
(318) 742-2777
2105 Benton Rd
Bossier City, LA
 
Payless Shoesource
(318) 742-8306
2950 E Texas St Pierre Bossier Mall
Bossier City, LA
 
Journeys
(318) 741-1478
2950 E Texas St # 19
Bossier City, LA
 
Reebok Factory Direct Store
(318) 742-9153
405 Boardwalk Blvd
Bossier City, LA
 
Stride Rite
(318) 741-3489
520 Boardwalk Blvd
Bossier City, LA
 
Nine West Outlet
(318) 752-3437
320 Boardwalk Blvd
Bossier City, LA
 
Physicians Choice Home Medical
(318) 746-6288
1509 Doctors Dr
Bossier City, LA
 
Rack Room Shoes
(318) 746-9703
515 Boardwalk Blvd
Bossier City, LA
 
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
(318) 549-8800
100 Bass Pro Drive
Bossier City, LA
 

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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