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Athletic Shoe Stores Mandeville LA

Local resource for athletic shoe stores in Mandeville, LA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to running shoes, basketball shoes, sneakers, walking shoes, toning shoes, tennis shoes, and trail shoes, as well as advice and content on sportswear.

Obsession Llc
(985) 626-0074
3441 E Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA
 
Joes Family Shoe Store
(985) 626-5633
1814 N Causeway Blvd # 4
Mandeville, LA
 
One Two Buckle My Shoe
(985) 674-4343
1281 N Causeway Blvd
Mandeville, LA
 
Stein Mart
(985) 626-1778
3450 Highway 190 # 2
Mandeville, LA
 
Masseys
(985) 809-7544
816 N Highway 190
Covington, LA
 
Legends Sports World
(985) 626-9448
1846 N Causeway Blvd # B
Mandeville, LA
 
Brenchly Shoes & Accessories
(985) 727-3131
2 Saint Ann Dr # 3
Mandeville, LA
 
Maizy Shoe Boutique
(985) 674-7777
2881 Highway 190 # D3
Mandeville, LA
 
Rack Room Shoes
(985) 626-7328
3450 Highway 190 # 4
Mandeville, LA
 
Shoelicious
(985) 871-0179
70360 Highway 21
Covington, LA
 

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How to Choose the Right Athletic Shoe

Sporting the wrong athletic shoe can lead to unnecessary aches and pains. One step in the right direction is to go for instant gratification. “There’s really no such thing as ‘breaking in’ a pair of shoes,” says Christian Royer, MD, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. “If it doesn’t feel right in the store, put it back and go for another pair.”

A good fit is essential. Royer says that many people don’t know what size they wear. “Not only does your foot change as you grow and as you age, but it’s bigger from swelling at the end of the day.” Royer advises, “Always shop after work, when your feet are at their maximum size.” That doesn’t mean you should try on tennis shoes in your sheer-black hosiery. Take along the socks that you’ll wear during your workout.

Remember when your parents would press the front of the shoes you were trying on to see if there was room in front of the toe? There’s something to that; check for a thumb’s width (3/8 to 1/2 inch) of room in the front of the toe box.

Choosing shoes that are appropriate for your activity is key. “Basketball shoes, for example, are engineered to take a beating on the court, whereas a running shoe would be too soft and not constructed to take side-to-side motion,” Royer says. Although cross-training shoes work for most activities, some women find the foot beds too hard and stiff. If you don’t have problems with your ankles and past injuries, says Royer, it’s probably OK to choose a softer shoe, such as a running shoe.

Running shoes are also appropriate for walking, but the reverse isn’t true. Walking shoes, especially the sport casual kind tailored to look great with jeans, won’t offer enough support for running. Shoes with a pump-up tongue or gel ins...

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