Tag: Running Shoes

When should I change my running shoes?

When you spend over a £100 for a good quality pair of running shoes, you want to get every last ounce of miles out of them! Of course, some shoes are built to last longer than others and this depends on the material and technology used within the shoe. Some manufacturers use Continental rubber on…
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Gait analysis for runners

Before buying any new pair of running shoes, it is recommended you have a gait analysis to determine what type of shoes are the best for you and your style. A gait analysis will look at how your feet perform during an exercise and assesses if you pronate and how your foot strikes the ground.…
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mymo™ is personal and less intrusive

Buying a new pair of running shoes should be exciting but walk into any specialist running store and you’ll immediately be dazzled with lots of choice of manufacturers, models, colours, prices not to mention the different types of shoes and of course, whether or not they are male or female! If you are a first-time…
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Understanding your running data

Let’s face it, we all love data. Analytics tools such as Garmin and Strava provide runners with useful data and information to help them analyse and improve their performances. Data is key because it helps us to analyse and make informed decisions. Ask yourself this question… as a runner, do you truly know what your…
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Running shoes may work for some but not all

We see it time and time again on running forums, people posting questions asking for recommendations on what type of running shoes to buy. When you look at the replies and comments, the post gets inundated with different makes and models all to everybody’s personal preference. It is/can be confusing with lots of different suggestions,…
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Buying running shoes doesn’t have to be complicated

Buying a new pair of running shoes can be more daunting than exciting. It can be extremely complex and expensive with manufacturers constantly supplying the market with new models and technologies that for most people are all too confusing. At the end of the day, the most important piece of equipment for any runner is…
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Running footwear innovation inspired by injury

A RUNNER who was injured because he was wearing the wrong shoes has created a high tech sock to help others find the right footwear. The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has supported entrepreneur Craig Downs to develop mymo™, a wearable sock which uses artificial intelligence to gauge an athlete’s gait. By embedding electronics into…
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