The Rundown on Running Shoes

Many runners wonder about how long their shoes will last and what the guidelines should be for replacing them.  The American College of Sports Medicine has compiled information about the lifespan of shoes as well as other factors to consider.  First of all, running shoes should fit properly.  The best way to ensure this is by receiving help from a trained professional in a store that specializes in running gear.  Though new shoes usually take 60-70 miles to break in, they should last between 400 and 500 miles of running.  Using shoes that are old or worn out may increase the likelihood of injury.

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