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467 Views 0 Replies Latest reply: Aug 30, 2012 6:24 AM by yensen RSS
yensen Rookie 1 posts since
Aug 30, 2012
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Aug 30, 2012 6:24 AM

How to Choose Running Shoes

Hello everyone. I’m in running more than 15 years. First 7-8 years I didn’t pay attentionto the shoes I wore. Than there were a lot of injuries – heels, knees, back.And all this time I tried to find appropriate running shoes. 3 variants werefound:

1) Go to store and test as much as you can.

Minuses: too muchtime, there’s no guaranty in actual conditions running will be such comfortableas in store, unknown durability.

2) Read reviews in magazines, Internet sources (forums, blogs, articles).

Minuses: you don't know people who wrote it andreasons why they wrote reviews. It could be just an advertisement.

3) Ask friends for advice, runners that

Minuses:time is needed, it’s difficult to aggregate all opinions and extrapolate theirconditions on my.

 

Amongthese options I prefer the third one. But how to solve the associated problems? And solution wasfound:

            http://www.opinere.com/catalog/mens-running-shoes   - for men

            http://www.opinere.com/catalog/womens-running-shoes    - for women

With this service you can:

- filter shoes by different parameters (type, pronation control, etc).

- separate(and aggregate) ratings of people you trust. Facebook profile andrelations can be used for these purposes.

- Forexperts in running shoes rating is calculated. Users who need more opinions candetect high-rated experts.

- add/edit shoesdescription.

 

I’m involvedin this project. And I’m interested in your opinion about such tool. Any criticism is welcome.

 

P.S. If you like this site please tell your friendsabout it.

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