Your source of Free Articles Your source of Free Reprint Articles and Content! Login
  HOME       SUBMIT AN ARTICLE       BENEFITS       TERMS AND CONDITIONS       TOP WRITERS  

Find an Article:   
ArticlesGratuits.com, your source of Free Articles about: Exercise & Fitness
 

Proper Aerobic Shoes are a must!

aerobic shoes

The importance of proper aerobic shoes is often underrated. People talk about doing the exercises right, planning out a routine, eating properly, hydrating properly, and all manner of other workout tips, but they seldom get to talk about good gym shoes. Of course, if you are taking an aerobics class, then footwear does not matter. You will do all of your aerobic exercise on a padded mat, and wearing shoes will be discouraged, if not outright banned from the room for the sake of preserving the floor. But for many other aerobic exercises (with swimming and a few other excepted) proper aerobic shoes are a must. You just can not protect your feet without them.

The type of aerobic shoes depend on what you are doing for your workout. If you are a serious runner, you need to get running shoes. These are lighter than other kind of aerobic shoes, and concentrate padding for where runners need it. They are no good for playing tennis, for example, as they provide very little lateral ankle support. For tennis, or most other exercises that involve more than just moving in a straight line, you need a different kind of aerobic shoes: cross trainers or tennis shoes. Basically, both of these aerobic shoes are about the same thing – the modern version of the gym shoe, with plenty of padding, but still a low top to allow some flexibility and movement at the ankle.

Of course, if you play basketball, you need bigger sturdier aerobic shoes to adequately protect your ankle. These are called high tops, and they come up all the way to the top of the ankle. They are great for this sport, because you are repeatedly jumping high, bursting into sudden sprints in different directions, and doing many other things that can wreak havoc on your ankle. They protect you from injuries much better than any other kind of aerobic shoes, and you will see almost all basketball players wearing them. They are not good for the kinds of sprints that you have in tennis, however, and so are rarely if ever worn by tennis players. Then again, if you are a cross country runner, you need different aerobic shoes altogether. They will be sort of a combination between tennis shoes and light hiking boots, with a fairly light build and plenty of traction on the bottom. But that is another story entirely.
Published: 2006-07-10
Author: Eric Raymond

About the author or the publisher
Eric Raymond has been Web Developer since 1999. His expertise and know-how, combined with his eloquent professionalism allows him to offer a wide range of high-end services such as: WebSite Design, Web Ranking, Web site optimization, WebSite Hosting, Domain name registration, Online marketing, e-Business, customized Web-based applications and more.

Visit his website for more details or to contact Eric Raymond.

www.your-website.ca

Source: ArticlesGratuits.com - Free Articles



Most popular articles from Exercise & Fitness category
Buy this article  
Full Rights: Not available
Free    


Article Categories
Arts and Entertainment Automotive Business Communication Computer and Internet Finance Health and Fitness   Beauty   Cancer   Diet & Nutrition   Exercise & Fitness   Health (General)   Medicine   Men's Issues   Mental Health   Pain Management   Quit Smoking   Skin Care   Stress Management   Supplements   Weight Loss   Women's Issues Home and Family Legal News and Society Pets and Animals Recreation and Sports Science Self Improvement Travel

190aa
 

Home | Submit an article | Benefits | Terms and Conditions | Top Writers | Contact-Us| Login

Copyright ArticlesGratuits.com - Free Reprint Articles
www.your-website.ca - www.creation-site-internet.ca