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Running Shoes Important Facts That You Should Know

Athletic shoes are referred with many names, but it is more commonly referred to as sneakers or running shoes. If you never heard about running shoes, well I think you deserve a hefty smack in the middle of your forehead. Too bad Im not in front of you to do you this favor. Instead, I let me educate you about running shoes.< and flexible materials, and characteristically have rubber soles. Over the years, certain innovations created various types of running shoes with non-rubber soles but the most basic running shoes always have rubber soles. Why rubber soles? Because rubber soles provide greater traction and has a definitive cushion effect to ease the pounding of heels during running. Furthermore, materials that create running shoes are lightweight and flexible that it would do nothing to hamper ones exertion in running. In fact innovations are constantly developed to improve wearer performance.

The first running shoe had a plimsole sole. This sole is created from the process of melding rubber and cloth together called vulcanization. Of course this shoe type wont hit a penny these days but at the time of its inception, it was a wonderful innovation that allowed ease of movement and comfortable wear. Since these running shoes allow movement without noise the term sneakers came out.

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