6 Years after launching the first Nike Free, Nike's Innovation Director Tobie Hatfield and Senior Designer Kasey Jarvis open the doors of the Innovation Kitchen and ... explain the design process behind this shoe.
"Barefoot Running" and "Forefoot Strike" seem to be the key words for runners in 2009. In the last months an increasing number of articles has appeared on ... newspapers, blogs, forums with a common central theme: traditional running shoes promote a non-ideal running form and running barefoot is what we were created for.
What are the best running shoes for women? Women's bodies have different biomechanics than men's. We help you narrow down your choice for women running shoes ...
The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet. An overview of the special needs of runners with flat feet and a selection of the best running shoes to address flat feet ... running
This image illustrates the main components of a running shoe, and can help us as a visual reference for the future. A running shoe is primarly divided in two main ... components a shoe upper, which is the mesh/leather/synthetic part you insert your foot in and lace up; a sole unit, which is itself split into [&hellip
When it comes to running biomechanics, there are three types of runners (click here to find out what runner type you are). No matter what brand (be it Asics or Nike ... or NB), running shoes are divided into three main silos, each one addressing the specific needs of one of the three types of runners. [&hellip
There are a few tests commonly used to determine which kind of runner you are and, therefore, which kind of running shoe you should use. One of these tests is called ... the Wet Feet Test and it is very simple to do and to understand. The basis of this test is that the wet footstep [&hellip
Do you need a shoe that cushions your foot or one that supports it? If you want to chose the right running shoe, the first concept you need to be familiar with is ... pronation. Every time you stomp your foot on the ground, either by running, jumping or walking, you apply a force to the [&hellip