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What Shoes Should I Wear to the Gym?

Zain Anwar | Jan 22, 2016, 16:59 IST
What Shoes Should I Wear to the Gym?
Running shoes come with added padding that absorbs shocks in a better way
Those who hit the gym hard understand that it’s not child’s play. With bulky men brushing past you every now and then, and pop music blasting off the speakers, people need to be really focused. While gym routines have now been personalized according to the needs of the individuals, there are some basic moves that every gym-goer routinely does. Though we invest heavily on our gear and outfit, shoes often cause confusion. Read below to understand three shoes that should be good for gymming.
1. Running Shoes: For those of you who spend those extra minutes at the cardio section, the typical running shoe is the best bet for you. Running shoes come with added padding that absorbs shocks in a better way. Also, the shoes provide enough moving space for the feet to move forward. If you do a lot of running or jogging, the running shoe must be the one for your feet.

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  • Cross Trainers provide enough support for lateral movement of the feet also2 of 3
    Cross Trainers provide enough support for lateral movement of the feet also
    2. Cross Trainers: Cross trainer shoes are the best bet for gym lovers. They usually sport a thick, sturdy sole that allows for greater control on the ground. Since it has a thicker sole, there is enough support for lateral movement of the feet also. This is a big benefit for those who stretch and do weights. They need a firmer grip on the ground and cross trainers can do wonders. Coming with a lighter upper, the shoe is also good for jogging. 
  • Non-marking shoes do not slip very easily, making them extremely safe and sturdy for heavy weights3 of 3
    Non-marking shoes do not slip very easily, making them extremely safe and sturdy for heavy weights
    3. The Non Marking Shoe: Usually called court shoes, these are the shoes people use for basketball, tennis or squash. Non-marking shoes come with a special sole that enables a high level of grip on the surface. For those who do weights, this added grip on the surface is an absolute necessity. Also, these shoes do not slip very easily, making them extremely safe and sturdy for heavy weights. Besides, they usually run up to the ankles providing greater support to the feet and body.
     
     

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