Saturday, 21 April 2012
Shoes - who is wearing what?
So here goes...
Rainer - He's got some Swiss Shoes from IQ with some wacky green lugs on the bottom, they are new
Steve P - He's wearing Mizuno which look pretty worn in
Andy - Adidas and again pretty worn in
Tom H - New Balance and new
Steve G - Hokas, worn in and Saucony new
Tom F - Brooks Adrenalin new
Tim O - New Balance and Brooks Adrenalin new
Mel - Saucony Mirage and Saucony Grid Omni new
Tim E - Asics Gel Hyper new
Sean - New Balance new
Katherine - Hokas worn in and Saucony new...
So there's actually a complete spectrum of shoes here...
Personally, I believe that the shoes with soles made primarily of EVA increase the chances of getting Anterior Compartment Syndrome (ACS and posh name for hurty shins) and knee issues as there is less support for the ankle making the knee has to rotate more to get the leg though it's swing as part of it's natural running gait.
The JOGLE Ultra makes a great test for ANY shoe and one size doesn't fit all of course... let's see how they perform over the coming days and we'll do another shoe round up later in the week.
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