How to start to look for new footwear responsibly? Some tips for beginners.

Nowadays the shopping industry is oversaturates with different kinds of clothing and footwear. When it comes to decisions it’s very often not easy to choose the best one for ourselves. Footwear can cause special confusion.

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Most of the people don’t know what to pay attention for while choosing the proper shopes for them. It is particularlyimportant in case of trainers. During workout your feet need special care.
First and foremost you need to know your feet. It doesn’t matter if you have Nike 606, Adidas sneaker or sneakers Reebok. If they aren’t properly picked out you will be suffer or, in the best case, won’t feel comfy. The easiest way is to do a “wet test”- put your foot into the water, step on a piece of paper and trace your footprint. Alternativelly, look at where your old pair of shoes expose the most wear.
If your footprint shows the entire sole of your foot with little or no curve on the inside or if your footwear show the most wear on the inside part – it means you’ve got flat arches and are likely to overpronation – meaning your feet roll inward. It indicate want a shoe with a motion-control function and maximum support.
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If the footprint shows only a portion of your forefoot and heel with a narrow connection between the two or if your shoes wear out mostly on the outside edge — you probably have high arches and are liely to underpronate, what means your feet roll outward. Try to look for a cushioned trainers with a soft midsole.

If your footprint has a distinct curve along the inside and your shoes wear out uniformly it shows normal arch. You are one of the group of people who most of the shoes is designed for. You scan still look for a “stability” shoe, which has the proper balance of cushioning and support.

There also loads of other tips e.g. don’t make shoes multitask. Other one is to try the shoes on with your own socks which you are wearing during practicing. You could also always ask for help the shop staff.

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