Fall Floor Model Clearance - visit your local store for details.

Posted Mar 9, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact and tagged Exercise tips, running, running shoes.

When do you replace your running shoes?

How do you determine when to replace your running shoes—mileage, months, appearance or technology? Ask 10 different runners that question, and you’ll probably get 10 different answers. Conventional wisdom states that runners need the cushioning and support that shoes provide because it decreases joint stress. That said, running in worn-out shoes puts you at risk for injury to your ankles, knees, legs, hips and back. Some sources recommend you replace shoes based on mileage, time, examining inner cushion (EVA) or outer treads.  And yes, there’s even an app available to help runners decide when to say sayonara to their shoes.

Share this story:

Recent Posts

Oct2018_trainer-spotlight

October 1st, 2018

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Rob Gasko & Allen Meretsky

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Rob Gasko & Allen Meretsky Area Servicing: Central Monmouth County, NJ Experience: Rob Gasko is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Functional with…

Right_vs_Wrong_WebGraphic

September 26th, 2018

How to Avoid Common Workout Mistakes

Stop working out wrong. Quality fitness equipment is an investment and Gym Source wants to ensure you get the most from it AND your workouts. To help, we enlisted one of Gym Source’s VIP…

Build Your Home Gym

September 20th, 2018

Top Myths in Home Gym Design

Skeptic about the ease of creating your very own home gym, or just unsure of where to start? Our equipment experts debunk the top myths in home gym design. If you have been dreaming of your to…

Sep2018_trainer-spotlight

September 10th, 2018

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Brian Lederman

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Brian Lederman Area Servicing: Manhattan, Long Island, Westchester County, NY. Connecticut & Florida Experience: Brian has twenty years experience in the health…

Categories