Running shoes are really the only and main expense that a runner will have. Apart from that, there isn't any other expenses related to taking up running to keep fit. As it is the only expense, it is an critical choice as to getting it right. There are literally 100’s of selections that runners have when it comes to which brand and model of running shoe to use. Each of the different running shoes have their followers that believe that each one is the right one. However , if each runner believes that the footwear they use are the best one, then just what is a new runner meant to do when trying to choose which is the best and all these other runners letting them know which one they think is the best. The real problem here is that there's simply no such thing as the ideal running shoes, but that doesn't stop runners trying to find it. The best running shoe for each individual runner will probably be different for each and every runner.
The process then becomes one of corresponding the design features of the running shoe to the characteristics of the runner. Each one of the 100’s of running shoes available on the market has distinctive design features. The shoes will vary, for example, how much heel height they have, just how much shock absorption they have and how much arch support they have. Each runner with have distinct foot biomechanics, running techniques, volumes and types of running that they do and different awareness how a shoe feels on them. This is why you probably need a expert running shoe store who knows all the different characteristics of the various running shoes. They will consider the characteristics of the runner and ask questions of their background with various shoes, just how serious they may be about their running and a variety of other factors and then try and match the design features in a shoe to the characteristics of the runner. It isn't a simple task.