Running Shoe Stores Nashua NH

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International Shoe Machine
(603) 883-5500
165 Ledge St
Nashua, NH
 
Downtown Cobbler
(603) 882-7224
83 W Pearl St
Nashua, NH
 
Danas Shoes
(603) 595-4817
10 Coliseum Ave
Nashua, NH
 
Payless Shoesource
(603) 897-1134
310 Daniel Webster Hwy Pheasant Lane Mall
Nashua, NH
 
Stride Rite Bootery
(603) 891-1301
310 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
 
Aldo Shoes
(603) 891-3183
310 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
 
Alecs Shoe Store Inc
(603) 882-6811
201 Main St
Nashua, NH
 
Lehigh Safety Shoe Co
(603) 889-7069
3 Progress Ave
Nashua, NH
 
Journeys
(603) 888-0700
310 Daniel Webster Hwy # 135
Nashua, NH
 
Finish Line
(603) 891-2993
310 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
 

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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Manchester City Marathon
November
Manchester, NH
manchestermarathon@yahoo.com
http://www.cityofmanchestermarathon.com
Clarence Demar Marathon
September
Keene, NH
demar_race@yahoo.com
http://www.clarencedemar.com
Clarence DeMar, seven-time winner of the Boston Marathon, lived and worked in the Monadnock Region during the 1930's. Among marathoners, DeMar is remembered as one of the all-time greats. No other marathoner has won seven times at Boston. His seventh victory in Boston came in 1930, when he became the oldest winner of the event at the age of 41. He still holds that record as well. As a competitor, DeMar was legendary. In 1983, DeMar's widow, Margaret DeMar Arnold told a story which takes the legend a little further. Just a few days before he died of cancer in 1958, Mrs. Arnold recalled, "Clarence crawled into the backyard and planted a garden. He simply refused to give up."
New Hampshire Marathon
October
Bristol, NH
race@nhmarathon.com
http://www.nhmarathon.com
The New Hampshire Marathon is pleased to offer many services in addition to the world-class race. Any race questions please call Everett at 603-744-3335 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 603-744-3335 On Friday night, don't miss the wonderful pre-race pasta dinner at the Bristol Masonic Hall. During the race, you'll find mile markers and frequent water/sports drinks stops. After the race, there are plenty of refreshments for the racers, showers, complimentary massages by www.neiwh.com massage students, and entertainment in the park. Arts and Craft Show 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Newfound Memorial Middle School. Call Nancy at 744-9488 or camry@metrocast.net for more information. After Race Party at Kathleen's Cottage, from 4 p.m. on, 10% off (food only, drinks not discounted). Photographs by Marie Forcier. Visit her website at www.marieforcier.com.