You have read so many guides and articles about which sneaker is best for what sport. Prevention has published an excellent guide. Please remember that unless you are 20 year old and without any feet problems you can get away with sneakers for $39.99. But if you have arthritis, neuropathy, or just want to feel great in your sneakers, read on. These are rated based on extra cushioning, superior support, very light weight, roomy toe box and shock absorption.
Brooks Running Pureflow2 will run you $100. They offer great cushioning, flexibility to help you push-off to boost your speed and superb arch support. They are considered best for speed.
Adidas Adistar Boost will run you a whopping $170. They do not have foam midsoles. You will find springy, air-filled pockets that “return the energy of your stride instead of absorbing it.” They have a firm foam instep and a mesh upper to keep your feet cool. They are considered best for high mileage.
The Nike Lunarglide +5 will cost you $110. These have extra cushioning in the heel and an upper made with tight-woven yarn. This gives you more support around your arch and less in your toes. They are considered best for extra cushion.
Sketchers Gowalk2 are an affordable $65.00 and are weightless. They have extra heel cushioning pads and a seamless upper design to eliminate irritation that could cause blisters. As the name says they are great for walking.
Prospects Power Walk 503 at $149 are best for power walking.
New Balance WW1765 at $110 are best for pleasure walking.
Asics Gel-Craze TR at $85 are best for boot camp training.
New Balance 997V2 Trainer at $90 are best for cardio circuit training.
Ryka Dynamic at $75 are best for elliptical workouts.
Does this mean you must have three pairs of sneakers? Of course not but it is very common for many of us to have two. Certainly the elliptical workout sneakers will do well for pleasure walking and the Asics Gel can be combined with cardio circuit training and boot camp training. Both of these are under $100.00.
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