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Selecting your running shoes

 

This video explains how to best select your running shoes by demonstrating the influence of some features (such as weight, flexibility, size, etc.) on the way that you run. By introducing various minimalist and maximalist models, experts at The Running Clinic will help you make an informed decision! 

 

The world of running saw the biggest explosion of running shoe technology in the 1990s. Was this phenomenon successful in preventing injuries? What did runners wear before these new technologies came along? Isabelle Dumais introduces a short synopsis on running shoes, helping both beginner and advanced runners make the right choice! Sorry, this video is only available in French at the moment. Content in English will be coming soon!

 

 

Which criteria should guide your running shoe selection? Are the features considered the same for mountain running as they are for hiking? Should you use a different shoe for different seasons? Blaise Dubois introduces several models based on individual foot shape and movement. Sorry, this video is only available in French at the moment. Content in English will be coming soon!

 

Finding the right fit

Many runners wear ill-fitting shoes: the size may be too small for running, the toe box may be too narrow, etc. This video introduces basic principles and ideas that are essential to a well-fitted sports shoe. Sorry, this video is only available in French at the moment. Content in English will be coming soon!

 

Minimalist and maximalist running shoes

Debates surrounding minimalist and maximalist running shoes are still raging among shoe consultants and salespeople. This section introduces the differences between minimalist and maximalist shoes and their impact on the way that you run. Sorry, this video is only available in French at the moment. Content in English will be coming soon!

 

Selecting running shoes

Comfort above all must guide the selection of running shoes. Because of the vast array of choices on today’s market, we describe reasons why you might choose different running shoe features, based on current research. This should make your choice easier and allow you to select the best type of running shoes for you. Sorry, this video is only available in French at the moment. Content in English will be coming soon!

 

Find a running shoe

Here is a detailed flowchart to guide you in selcting your shoes.

Detailed flowchart

Simplified version of the flowchart to guide you in selecting your shoes.

Simplified flowchart