You should replace your running shoes every 500 miles or so for optimum performance. While having a cool-looking pair of sneakers may motivate you to run faster, it’s obviously far more important to find the proper fit. “There’s a whole process to finding the best shoe for your individual body to help balance out your foot and improve your stride,” says Prager. “About 93 percent of adults have some kind of pelvic misalignment, and that’s why it’s so important to get fit from a specialized shoe shop where the salespeople specialize in understanding the body’s anatomy versus a big chain store.”
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