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How the Right Cross Country Shoes Can Give You a Competitive Edge

How the Right Cross Country Shoes Can Give You a Competitive Edge

Cross-country running is unlike any other sport. It's raw, it's unpredictable, and it's wildly exhilarating. And also one of the most demanding in terms of footwear. Some might think that shoes are just shoes, and as long as they don't fall apart, they're fine. But with varying terrains, from muddy inclines to rocky trails, our feet need all the support they can get in cross-country runs. That's why it's hard to overestimate the importance of choosing the right cross-country shoes. In this ar …
Jul 31st 2023 Run United
How Different Types of Athletic Shoes Can Help Prevent Injuries

How Different Types of Athletic Shoes Can Help Prevent Injuries

Ever wondered why there's a seemingly endless array of athletic shoes lining the walls of your local sports store? It's not just to create a rainbow of colors that dazzle your eyes. Each pair you see has been meticulously designed with a specific purpose in mind.Whether you're lacing up for a marathon, gearing up for a high-intensity cross-training session, or strapping in for some heavy weight-lifting, the type of shoe you choose plays a crucial role in your performance and, more importantly, y …
Jul 13th 2023 Run United
Why Wearing Proper Athletic Footwear Is Important

Why Wearing Proper Athletic Footwear Is Important

Most of us caught ourselves using the same pair of sneakers for a bunch of different activities at some point in our life. A sneaker is a sneaker, what could be so peculiar about it, right? Running, walking, jumping, dancing - you name it, that one pair is good for everything. Well, it's time for a reality check. Using one-pair-fits-all sports shoes is like cutting cooking ingredients with an axe — it's simply not the most optimal way of doing things. The Role of Dedicated Footwear …
Jul 12th 2023 Run United
Best Cushioned Running Shoes to Look Out For in 2023

Best Cushioned Running Shoes to Look Out For in 2023

Many of us have faced a common dilemma at some point of whether to choose minimalist or maximalist shoes. The allure of minimalist shoes can be strong, with their lightweight design and promises of improved foot strength and a more natural experience. But, we see, you're choosing the cushioned side. That's great! With their extra padding and shock absorption, well-cushioned shoes will help you pound away mile after mile more comfortably, that's for sure. The only question is left unanswered: …
Jul 3rd 2023 Run United
The Best Gym Shoes for Every Workout in 2023 - GUIDE

The Best Gym Shoes for Every Workout in 2023 - GUIDE

As any fitness enthusiast knows, choosing the right shoes for your sport is paramount. Why? Because wearing the appropriate footwear not only enhances your performance but also helps prevent injuries by providing proper support and stability during your workouts. So, in this article, we'll first dive into the differences between gym shoes and other sports shoes, so you can understand which type is best suited for your specific workout needs. Then, in the second part, we'll share our top …
Jun 15th 2023 RunUnited
The Best Running Shoe Brands of 2023: A Guide to Finding Your Sole-mate

The Best Running Shoe Brands of 2023: A Guide to Finding Your Sole-mate

In the modern world of running shoes, options are anything but scarce. The volume of choices grows exponentially, so it's easy let this tidal wave to sweep you off your feet. But fret not, for we've narrowed down the top five running shoe brands that will help you conquer the pavement in style and comfort. The featured shoe brand names are Hoka, Saucony, Altra, Topo Athletic, and Brooks. Hoka: Cushioning Clouds for Your Feet Walking on clouds is a regular metaphor for describing …
Jun 14th 2023 Run United
Walking Shoes for Men: Our Favorite Picks

Walking Shoes for Men: Our Favorite Picks

The quest for the best walking shoes for men is not easy to accomplish. It’s a journey many of us embark on, but few ever complete. Today, we’ll carry you through this long road. We’ll come across 10 noteworthy models along the way so that by the end of the article you could pick at least one worthy companion for your future works. There will be variety, a lot of breathable uppers, some bumps along the way and a happy ending (we hope). Saucony Men's Guide 16 First off,  …
May 26th 2023 Run United
A Guide to Choosing the Best Activity Tracker for Your Fitness Goals

A Guide to Choosing the Best Activity Tracker for Your Fitness Goals

A fitness journey, if you are serious about setting off on it, is rarely a short one. As such, it might be helpful to keep track of the distance you’ve covered so far, just to keep remembering you are moving forward. You might also want to know your current whereabouts, keeping track of your vital signs along the way. For the tasks mentioned, there is no better solution than acquiring a fitness tracker. An  activity tracker will do all the monitoring work for you, sparing you the troub …
Apr 25th 2023 Timothy Chandler
Best Running Shoes for Pavement - 2023 Guide

Best Running Shoes for Pavement - 2023 Guide

When beginners start searching for running shoes, most get stricken with how many types are there. Yep, the industry has expanded vastly over the last several decades: you'll find minimalist and maximalist shoes, shoes for road, trail, and off-trail, stability shoes, barefoot running shoes, and many, many more. Even the shoes within a single category may differ greatly. So, what's best for you? In this guide, we'll discuss all aspects of choosing the right road runners to avoid injuries and …
Apr 12th 2023 RunUnited
The History of Saucony: From Spikes to Streetwear

The History of Saucony: From Spikes to Streetwear

Many a brand that deals in running gear was founded around the passion for this sport. They promote running not as a mere activity but as a lifestyle. To move is to live, that’s the idea behind their mottos.  Saucony is probably one of the most prominent running brands that sell not only products but also ideas. To run, carrying the torch to blaze the trail and bringing light to those who need it is their way of doing things. They are joined by an army of runners who put their trust in …
Apr 7th 2023 Timothy Chandler

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