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The Right Fit: The importance of getting the right shoe for you!

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Guest article written by Brooks.

 

When it comes to running, we often obsess over training techniques, nutrition, and gadgets. Yet, one critical element often gets overlooked: the fit of our running shoes. The fit impacts not only foot health but also the quality of your run. Here are some tips to guide you in finding the perfect fit.

 

1. Proper Sizing: The Foundation of Comfort 
Start with the basics: The size. We recommend having about 1-2cm (a thumb’s width) between your big toe and the shoe’s front. If necessary, size up or down to achieve this ideal fit. Sizing up by half a size can prevent issues like blisters.

 

2. The Width Factor: A Vital Consideration

Width matters just as much as length. If you’ve ever felt discomfort due to narrow or wide shoes, it’s time for a professional fitting. Brooks offers wide and narrow width options for many styles to cater to various foot shapes. You can head to your local The Athlete’s Foot to get your feet measured to assist in finding the best fit.

 

3. Personalized Comfort: Brooks Has You Covered
Comfort is subjective. Brooks understands this and offers a wide range of running shoes, from plush and cushioned to minimalistic and responsive.

 

Stride Confidently with Brooks
In your quest to become a better runner, don’t underestimate the importance of the right shoe fit. Prioritize proper sizing, consider width, and choose comfort. With Brooks, you’ll stride confidently toward your running goals, ensuring foot health and a fantastic running experience.

 

Find your perfect fit in store and online at The Athlete’s Foot.

 

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The Right Fit: The importance of getting the right shoe for you!

Guest article written by Brooks.   When it comes to running, we often obsess over training techniques, nutrition, and gadgets. Yet, one critical element often gets overlooked: the fit of our running shoes. The fit impacts not only foot health but also the quality of your run. Here are some tips to guide you in…

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