Before buying, take into account the surface, your weight, how you step, and the pace you want to reach
Just go out for a walk around any city in Spain to find that the running is a poison engaging. It doesn’t seem like a bad drug. Running keeps the body active and the mind clear, but it cannot be done just in any way. To avoid injury or overload, one of the first things to do is buy a good running shoe.
And not only good but appropriate to our personal conditions. This is not a topic to be taken lightly; doctors are worried. The Dr. Jose Maria Bueno, Medicine Specialist Physical Education, and Sport, doctor quarry Real Madrid-Sanitas warns: “A good not only kit can help us maximize the results of the training, but also to avoid possible injury. Wearing a shoe that does not blend well with our way of walking can lead to a long-term injury to ligaments and tendons ”.
“The typical injuries of the runner, especially the novice, are discomfort in the joints more related to the gesture of running, that is, the knees and ankles. The knees are used to walking, not running.
At the first discomfort you notice in your knee, stop running, and start walking. While you recover, it doesn’t hurt to do muscle-strengthening work at the gym to protect your joints. If the pain persists, rest, and visit the doctor.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOES
Not choosing the right running shoe can pose a risk of injury, but how do you know which running shoe is right for you? The experts of the sports brand Sprinter help us to know the main elements to take into account when choosing the correct shoes for running.
Know the terrain you usually run on. On asphalt, better with soft cushioning. For grass, essential with good stability and that the sole has grip. For running on dirt roads, in the fields, or on stony areas, trail running shoes -which have greater grip and stability-.
Discover your type of tread. Although it is not decisive, it helps to know if you are pronator (you turn your ankle inwards during the tread), neutral (with normal tread, without turning), or supinator (you turn your foot outwards in the tread). The most common is to be a pronator (60% of runners pronoun at some point) and the least common, a supinator (only 4%).
Determine how fast you plan to train. For slow paces, the shoes should be flexible, allowing you to polish your running technique during training. For more intense rhythms, the shoes should have less cushioning and be lighter.
Take into account your body weight. For people with a lower weight, it is advisable to use lighter shoes with less cushioning, while for people who weigh more the shoes should have greater cushioning and cushioning.
See if you tend to injure yourself. Certain models can help reduce the risk of injury considerably because they support certain areas of the foot – such as the arch, heel, instep … – depending on their cushioning, stability, lightness, or drop.