Beginner Triathlete Tip #2
Invest in Good Shoes
Depending on the triathlon you are racing, you may be on your feet from 5K to a half marathon. Spend the money on a good pair of shoes from a store that specializes in running. The expert employees will be able to fit your feet with the perfect shoe for your gait, foot shape and race ambitions. A good pair of shoes will keep you from many lower leg injuries. A great place to purchase a pair of shoes is from Rogue Equipment. Rogue Equipment offers Free gait analysis. What gait analysis does is look at you running in different types of shoes. The experts can play back the video so that you can see which shoes work best for you and understand why certain shoes are better for your feet.
For more information about running shoes and running shoe fit check out this article by Coach Steve Sisson, The Right Shoe Fit.