Sports shoes comprises of running shoes, gym shoes and basically athletic shoes. Shoes that you work out in, that you need to support you with some “tough love”! Do you believe that an expensive shoe is necessarily a good shoe? Or that a shoe good for your friend is good for you too? Or that your back pain or leg cramps are not because of your shoes? Well I am here to break all these superstitions and explain in detail the science behind shoe decisions!
First thing that you need to learn about shoes is that they affect and have the capacity to damage your body muscles, specially leg and back. These are the main pressure points when you walk or run and thus the signs of damage appear here first! People must have told you that you need shoes that are stiff or shoes that can be easily rolled up. Make that decision yourself. And this is how: