Pearl Izumi Running Shoes

Pearl Izumi Running Shoes. In mid 2016, they announced that they were withdrawing from he running shoe market.

Most Useful Resources:
Pearl Izumi (PodiaPaedia)
Pearl Izumi Shoes (Podiatry Online TV)

Maximalist Running Shoes

Maximalist running shoes are the antithesis of the fad there was with minimalist running shoes. Maximalist running shoes have lots of padding and other design features added.

Most Useful Resources:
The maximalist Brooks Transcend Running Shoe (Podiatry Arena)
Maximalist Running Shoes (PodiaPaedia)
Maximalist Running Shoes (Foot Health Forum)
‘Maximalist’ Running …. the new black? (Friday Fitness)
The next maximalist running shoe trend (Foot Health Friday)

Minimalist Running Shoes

Minimalist Running Shoes are shoe that have minimal or no design features. They are almost close to running barefoot.

Most Useful Resources:
Transitioning to Minimalist Running Shoes (Podiatry Arena)
Minimalist Running Shoes (PodiaPaedia)
Minimalist Running Shoes (Foot Health Forum)
Minimalist Running (Podiatry TV)
Critique of ‘are you ready for minimalism’ preparation tests (Running Research)
Minimalist Running Shoes (Podiatry Books)
Minimalist Running Shoes (Shop)

Hoka One One Running Shoes

The Hoka One One running shoes created the maximalist running shoe category. They are the antithesis of the barefoot running and minimalist shoe trend.

Most Useful Resources:
Hoka Running Shoes (Foot Health Forum)
Super padded running shoes (Foot Health Friday)
Hoka One One (The Best Running Shoe)
Hoka One One (iPodiatry)
Hoka One One (Podiatry TV)
Hoka One One (Podiapaedia)
Hoka Ones (Podiatry Arena)

Brooks Running Shoes

Brooks Running Shoes are a popular running shoe.

Most Useful Resources:
Brooks Running Shoes (Podiatry TV)
Brooks Running Shoes (PodiaPaedia)
Brooks (Foot Health Forum)

Best Running Shoes

There is no such thing as the best running shoes. Each runners has individual needs and individual response to running shoes, so there will be a best running shoe for each runner and it will not be the same running shoes.

Most Useful Resources:
Best Running Shoes (PodiaPaedia)
Best Running Shoes (Foot Health Forum)
The ‘Best Running Shoe’? (Podiatry Ninja)
The Best Running Shoe (The Best Running Shoe Blog)

Barefoot Running Shoes

Barefoot running shoes are those shoes with such minimal construction that they do not interfere with what would be considered barefoot function. At there simplest, they are simply fabric coverings of the foot.

Most Useful Resources:
Barefoot Running Shoes (PodiaPaedia)
Barefoot Running Shoes (Barefoot Running Shoes Store)

Asics Running Shoes

Asics Running Shoes
ASICS is an an acronym that is derived from the Latin phrase, Anima Sana In Corpore Sano which translates to a sound mind in a sound body. They are the most popular running shoes on the market.

Most Useful Resources:
Asics Running Shoes (Podiatry Arena)
Asics (PodiaPaedia)
Asics Running Shoes (Foot Health Forum)

Enko Running Shoes

Enko Running Shoes

The Enko Running Shoes are a new entry into the running shoe market that have cantilevered spring in the rearfoot. The ‘hardness’ of the spring is based on the body weight of the runner.

Most Useful Resources:
Enko Running Shoes (PodiaPaedia)
Another new ‘spring loaded’ running shoe – Enko (Podiatry Arena)
Enko (Foot Health Forum)
What happened to the Enko running shoes? (Podiatry FAQ)
Did Enko Running shoes go into liquidation? (iRunning)

The Ampla Running Shoe

ampla running shoes

Ampla running shoes are designed with a cantilever under the forefoot, designed to encourage a forefoot strike when running as opposed to a heel strike.

Most Useful Resources:
Ampla (PodiaPaedia)
New ‘innovative’ running shoe from Ampla (Foot Health Forum)
New ‘innovative’ running shoe from Ampla (Podiatry Arena)
New ‘innovative’ running shoe from Ampla (iPodiatry)