Some colleagues have assembled a one-sheet guide to the basics of running shoes, and it can serve as a handy quick-reference tool for people on the prowl for new running footwear.
It's worth a look if you're curious about the answers to these questions:
1. Runners with high arches tend to:
2. On average, running shoes deliver optimal performance for up to:
• 250 miles
• 500 miles
• 750 miles
• 1,000 miles
3. The term for the stiffened threading tip of a shoelace is:
4. A good time of day for trying on shoes is:
• Early (feet are more sensitive)
• Late (feet have swollen to their largest size)
5. The number of bones in a typical foot and ankle is:
The all-knowing infographic tells all; click to attain enlightenment.
Meanwhile, we're curious to know: What have your years of running taught you about shoes and your feet?
Photos by Yitka Winn.