Runners have strong feelings about almost everything related to running, and one of the most contentious issues is footwear. Are you a maximalist or a minimalist? What do you prefer: neutral, stability, or motion control? Is it better to have an elevated heel or a zero-drop heel? The options appear limitless—and perplexing.
Is the sort of shoe, however, really that important? We asked physical therapists and running shoe experts for their opinions to find out.
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