The other day I was doing a telemedicine visit with a trail runner who asked me, “Which is better, soft or hard trail running shoes?”
If you’re thinking about getting some new trail running shoes, you have to really think about what’s going to be best for you.
When comes to how stiff or how soft the shoes should be depends upon three variables:
Your foot type.
How hard or soft is the trail.
How steep is the trail.
If you keep these 3 variable in mind the you go to your local running shoe store, you are much more likely to end up with a very best trail running shoes for you.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about which is better: soft or hard trail running shoes.
Most runners wear running shoes when they run. And the type of shoes you choose can help protect you from the forces of running.
If you have high arches, in general at your feet are more stable and more rigid.
A rigid foot type generally translates to higher peak forces when you run, and particularly when you land as a heel striker.
Cushioning type running shoes can help protect your feet from the pounding forces of running, if you have high arches.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about why runners who have high arches need cushioning running shoes.View Details »