The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet for Men and Women

Running Shoes for Flat Feet

When you have flat feet you need to put extra care into choosing your running shoes. The videos below will give you tips on choosing a running shoe that will help you protect your feet, ankles, knees and hips.

The final video is a bonus to show you how to workout properly when you have flat feet to avoid injury.

Best Supportive Running Shoes for Flat Feet/Overpronators – Brooks Beast Review

The Brooks Beast Men’s and Women’s running shoes are a fantastic option for people that have very flat feet (also referred to as having no arch, overpronation and “rolling in). http://www.theathletesfoot.com.au/brooks-beast-2e-deep-royal-silver-black Watch the video above to see our Master Fit Technician review the key benefits and features of Brooks Beast with features like: • UNIQUE OUTSOLE SUPPORT FOR THE ARCH – To provide the severe overpronator with the support they require Brooks have used PDRB®, a tri-density medial post to help slow the rate and degree of pronation. • UPPER SUPPORT “SADDLE” – A support feature for the severe overpronator is the use of an internal support ‘saddle’ which provides added stability both medially and laterally • TIGHTNIT MESH — Mesh upper allowing increased stability The Brooks Beast and a wider range of Sport and Lifestyle footwear and accessories are available at The Athlete’s Foot. Visit us in store to get fitted today- http://www.theathletesfoot.com.au/findastore or shop the range online with Free Delivery and Returns — www.theathletesfoot.com.au For more videos on our footwear range and our guide to Finding your Fit — head to http://www.youtube.com/athletesfootaustralia Find us on Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/theathletesfootaustralia

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Top 5 Mens Running Shoes For Flat Feet 2015

1. Nike Men’s Lunarglide 6 Running Shoe 2. ASICS Men’s GT 2000 2 Running Shoe 3. New Balance Men’s M1260v4 NBX Running Shoe 4. Mizuno Men’s Wave Inspire 11 Running Shoe 5. Brooks Men’s Adrenaline Gts 15 Running Shoe

 

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Top 5 Best Womens Running Shoes For Flat Feet 2015

1. Nike Women’s Lunarglide 6 Running Shoe 2. ASICS Women’s GT 2000 2 Running Shoe 3. New Balance Women’s W1260v4 Running Shoe 4. Mizuno Women’s Wave Inspire 11 Running Shoe 5. Brooks Women’s Adrenaline Gts 15 Running Shoe

 

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Bonus – How to Workout Properly When you Have Flat Feet

5 Ways Flat Feet “F” Up Your Workouts!! (EXERCISES TO FIX THEM!)

Fix your feet and start training like an athlete here… http://athleanx.com/x/strong-from-the-ground-up Flat feet are common, occurring in almost 20 percent of the population. If you have them, you likely already know that they can really hurt your ability to workout, or at least workout as effectively as you could be. In this video, I cover 5 ways that flat feet can destroy your workouts and provide you with two exercises for flat feet that you can start doing right away. A flat foot comes from having a fallen arch or lack of a normal arch in your foot. The cause is not exactly known but can come from overall ligament laxity, a weak posterior tibialis muscle, or even congenital or hereditary contributions. There are certainly a host of problems that you’ll experience when working out at your feet, but the bigger issues are those that occur further up the kinetic chain that really cause problems. When your arch collapses, your heel kicks out or everts which causes the tibia to internally rotate or fall inward. This causes a torque at the knee as well as the hip and creates muscle adaptations and shortness that can lead to many other issues in the back and other areas of the kinetic chain. As you can imagine, having flat feet can cause normal exercises to become much more challenging. Squats for instance can be really challenging to perform properly if you have fallen arches. With a much harder time keeping your knees tracking outward because of the internal rotation at the hip, you will struggle to keep proper alignment and form during the squat exercise. When you become more explosive and try to run or jump, the problems with flat feet become even more pronounced. With the impaired ability of the foot to absorb shock, every landing from a jump can send shockwaves up through the kinetic chain into the knees, hip and back. Likewise, with a poor ability to transform the foot into a rigid lever, the body loses it’s ability to run explosively and fast. Sprinters attempting to run with flat feet are almost always going to find it much more of a struggle to compete against runners with normal feet. Two exercises are shown to help build up the strength of the posterior tibialis muscle (which acts as a supporting sling for the arch when adequately strong) and the intrinsic muscles of the arch. You can perform each of these exercises two to three times per week to try and slowly build up the strength and endurance of the muscles of your feet. For a complete workout program that trains you like an athlete and overlooks nothing, be sure to head to http://athleanx.com and get the only physical therapist created workout program that elite pro athletes are using to gain the edge on their competition and take their training to the next level. For more workouts and exercises on how to fix flat feet as well as other physical therapy related strength training videos be sure to subscribe to our channel here on youtube at http//youtube.com/user/jdcav24

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