Running Shoes

Document Sample
Running Shoes Powered By Docstoc
					                                Waterproof Running Shoes Parts

 When shopping for a set waterproof running shoes you will find that most are in the family of trail
shoes. These shoes tend to have more of a rough look and feel in comparison to traditional
running shoes and are a little more durable. So lets take a closer view at these shoes and go over
some of the features.

At fist sight you can notice the difference between waterproof running shoes built for the trails and
a regular runners. These shoes look very aggressive and ready to crush rocks, kick up dust, and
hike through water. When looking at waterproof trail running shoes I tend to think of a off road
truck or monster truck where normal runners are your plain everyday suv's or sedans.

Waterproof running shoes built for the trails are created with aggressive tread designs that help to
cling to the ground better than regular Running Shoes. The soles of these shoes are also thicker
than non-trail shoes. This part of the shoe is also known as the outsole. The thicker sole makes
the shoe not as bendable as a normal runner. So if you have never ran in trail shoes before this is
something you may have to get use to. But like anything else you will get use to it over time.

The midsole is the part of the shoe that focuses on the comfortability of the shoe. This part is set
just above the outsole of the shoe, and covers the entire length. Stability, flexibility, and durability
all play a big part in the construction of this part of the shoe.

The insole rest right above the midsole and underneath your foot. This is another section that
helps to create the comfort of a shoe. The insole assists in helping to control foot motion and
stability. In most cases these insoles can be removed and replaced. Other terms for insoles are
called footbeds or innersoles.

The upper front part of this shoe is called the toe shoe area. This is the section of the shoe where
your toes and ball of your foot are placed. The outside section of this shoe is covered with a dense
piece of material to help protect the toe area. This is to help hinder objects from piercing through
and damaging your toes while on the trails.

The main upper body of the shoe is made of a durable breathable mesh. And when speaking
about waterproof running shoes designed for the trails, this is the part that is conditioned so that it
can prevent water from entering the shoe. And at the same time it is also designed to permit your
foot to breath. This waterproof durable mesh is usually made of Gore-Tex® a
waterproof/breathable fabric. The use of Gore-Tex® or other waterproofing materials is what sets
apart a waterproof running shoe made for the trails from a normal trail running shoe and traditional

The heel counter is the back part of the shoe that helps to support your heel. This feature of the
shoe is especially great for those who land on their heel when walking or running (which is most of
us). The heel counter is built inside of the heel cup and is usually made with a hard plastic.

So to recap a lot of waterproof running shoes are designed after trail shoes. And the main
components of trail shoes are the Outsole, Insole, MideSole, Toe Box, Upperbody, and Heel
Counter. Every manufacturer has its own name for each section of the shoe but the basic are all
the same.

For a list of waterproof running shoes visit<br class="clear" />

1Click Here To Find The Best Trail Running Shoes
Best Trail Running Shoes
Best Trail Running Shoes 2012
Running Shoes
Trail Running Shoes

Shared By: