New Sneaks

Sunday, March 29, 2015

It is always fun to go shopping for sneakers. With so many styles and brands to choose from, it can sometimes be hard to choose a pair that you like best. However, when you are going to buy a pair of sneakers, the most important factor should not only be how they look. While every person wants to look good in their sneakers, you must also be certain that they fit properly. Otherwise, you could slowly develop problems with your feet if you wear these ill-fitting sneakers for an extended period of time. Understand that injuries to your feet take a long time to heal. They can seriously impair your ability to walk and ruin your quality of life. That having been said, here is how to buy sneakers that fit properly.

1. Give your toes room to breathe

A common mistake that people often make when they buy sneakers at places like is not giving their toes enough room. Your feet may feel fine when you are walking around the shore store, but if you fail to give your toes adequate room, a few days of walking in those shoes will cause you some serious pain. Obviously, if you do any form of physical activity in shoes that do not fit correctly, you are running the risk of having a serious injury. Ideally, your toe should have a good half-inch of space between it and the front of the shoe. This will allow your foot to slide forward slightly without slamming into the front of the shoe.

2. Get properly fitted

Another common mistake that people make during the process of buying sneakers is assuming they know their own size. However, many people are surprised to find out what their real size is once they have been professionally fitted by an employee at a shoe store. Even if you are 99 percent certain that you know what your size is, it only takes a minute to be fitted. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. If you ever wonder why you have pain in your toes and feet, there is a distinct possibility that you have been wearing sneakers that are too small for you. 

3. Wear them around your house

For the first few days after you buy new sneakers, only wear them indoors. If you do this, you will still be able to return them if you change your mind.

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