It's extremely important to find the right running shoes for your body; otherwise you'll be prone to running injuries that will derail even your best intentions. Don't pick based on style or color; go to a reputable running shoe store to get a professional gait analysis and recommendations; keep these expert tips on how to buy the right running shoe in mind as well. In general, your running shoes should feel comfortable from day one. And while running shoes may not be cheap, they'll last a while.
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