How I pick different shoes for different runs

<p>I’m just seeing a question on one of my Instagram photos and I thought it’d make a good video topic.</p><p>The question was “<strong>how do I just decide which shoes to wear and when?</strong>”</p><p>I’m a big advocate for rotating Footwear. I run in minimal shoes &amp; I run in more traditional shoes . I really think this is a big part on why I can run fifteen hundred miles in most pairs of shoes that I have.</p><p>I also think it helps with my my lack of injuries as well. The reason is that variation changes where your your body’s peak loading is, so I’m not always taking the same foot strike every time. Different shoes, speeds, terrain… it varies up where your body is is taking most of the load. I think minimal shoes especially do a little bit for improving your foot strength as well.</p><p>My go to shoes for a long time have been the SKORA Tempo at 22 millimeters thick. A little lower than most thicker heavier traditional shoes. They are zero drop so the heel and the forefoot are the same height off the ground, they’re fairly lightweight, they’re they’re not quite racing flat light but they’re lighter than your typical more traditional training shoe.</p><p>I have a pair of Nike lunar glides that I bought at Plato’s Closet. They’re heavier &amp; more cushioned than the Tempos. I would never race in them, they’re just too heavy, but they’re nice for when  my feet are just a little tired and I just feel like having some with more cushioning.</p><p>Now for something easy and 30 to 60 minutes I’m gonna go with the SKORA fit or something lighter like the SKORA Core. Those range from 10 to 12 millimeters of stack height plus or minus you know four or so mm. I actually like going with the real minimal shoes because I think the minimal shoes go a long way towards strengthening the feet.</p>

Here is my thought process when selecting different shoes for different runs & WHY →

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