The Debate Heats Up: Max-Cushioned vs Minimalist Running Shoes
Jan17

The Debate Heats Up: Max-Cushioned vs Minimalist Running Shoes

Here we go with the debate about comfortably padded vs minimalist running shoes. As this article suggests, some runners seem to be switching to more comfortable running shoes after having tried minimalist running shoes or they've been using conventional running shoes. As far as we're concerned, we think that these clown-looking shoes are better left to clowns. Although some runners have had good luck with these, it is our contention...

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Running Shoe Roundup For The Gym – What’s Your Fave?
Jan05

Running Shoe Roundup For The Gym – What’s Your Fave?

What running shoes do you use at the gym? Leave your comments below. Here's a good article rounding up some shoes to use at the gym. We agree with the minimalist approach. The more you can feel through your feet the better. What Shoes Should I Wear? Hey Achievers, A lot of you have been asking us what shoes we recommend while working out at the gym. At Achieve Fitness, we highly recommend “minimalist” shoes – sneakers that have a low...

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Do Your Running Shoes Have Too Much Arch Support?
Dec26

Do Your Running Shoes Have Too Much Arch Support?

Feeling the rest of the body starts in the feet. I know that now, I always used to trip in running shoes with a ‘wide base for stability'. This article opens the discussion about the current debates whether running shoes are a help or a hindrance. Too much arch support could actually prevent your foot from moving properly. The foot's arch seems to be much more flexible than previously thought! What is thought of as possible...

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