Foot problems are no fun whatsoever. Your feet are your foundation. You can have strong legs, a powerful core and cardio capacity to run marathons, but if your feet are not good, you are out of the game. I was looking at runningshoepf.com to find out the best athletic footwear to use based on specific foot problems such as plantar fasciitis. Running shoes are not cheap, and you want to be able to get ones that will not make your feet worse. I was hoping to find footwear for sports that would actually improve my overall foot health.
I do know that most people keep their sports shoes too long. If you are a daily jogger, you are looking at replacing your shoes once every three months at least. The same may go for walkers. It all depends on the miles you log as well as your weight and the terrain you move in. My wife wears the tread right off of her walking shoes because we walk for miles every day. I am a hiking boot guy when it comes to walking, so I get more tread miles out of my footwear than she does. (more…)