Which Shoe Is Best For My New Year's Resolution?

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Which Shoe Is Best For My New Year's Resolution?

With Christmas behind us, that means it's time to start looking ahead to the New Year which really means that it's resolution time! On average, almost half (45%, to be exact) of all Americans make a New Year's Resolution. Of those resolutions, two out of the top three resolutions made are fitness related. Whatever your resolution for the New Year is, we've got the footwear insight to help you every step of the way! 

Keep reading to find out what the best shoe is for your resolution.

If your New Year's Resolution is to walk:

Walking is a great New Year's Resolution! It benefits your whole body. One key thing that can make or break your walk is your footwear choice. For this activity, we suggest a walking shoe. Ideally, walking shoes should be lightweight with extra shock absorption in the heel and ball of the foot. This helps to cut down on potential foot tenderness that can happen from a long walk. We have a wide array of styles, colors, and brands of walking shoes for both men and womenClick here to view all of our Walking Shoes.

If your New Year's Resolution is to join a gym:

The gym is full of possibilities! It offers a slew of fitness options such as weights, treadmills, group classes, and exercise machines. With so many possibilities, how do you know which type of shoe to wear? If you're looking for one shoe to take you from sport to sport, we recommend cross trainers! Click here to view all of our Cross Training Shoes; or you can search by gender. Click here to view our women's cross trainers selection or here to view our men's selection.

If your New Year's Resolution is to run:

Proper footwear is crucial to your run. When your feet hit the pavement, you'll want to make sure you're wearing a shoe with plenty of shock absorption, which can help prevent against shin splints and tendinitis. If you're just wanting a leisurely run with some tunes around the neighborhood or plan to train for a race, these styles for men and women are sure to keep your feet supported every step of the way! Click here to view all of our Running Shoes.

If your New Year's Resolution is to start hiking:

Male or female, we can all agree that there's nothing better than a hike in the great outdoors to clear your mind. To do this, you'll need to outfit yourself with a reliable pair of hiking boots. Hiking boots have stability, cushion, and shock absorption so you're ready for anything that comes your way. Click here to view all of our Hiking Shoes.

With all the New Year's Resolutions out there, we haven't even scratched the surface. Stop in to one of our Indiana brick and mortar locations for a personalized fitting based upon your footwear needs. Can't get to one of our locations? Start a live chatemail, or call one of our customer service experts who will help guide you through every step of the process!