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If you’re just getting into the world of zero drop shoes, your first question is probably asking why people chose this style of shoe over regular shoes. There are so many reasons why people who believe in the power of zero drop shoes chose to switch to only wearing zero drop shoes such as:
People who chose zero-drop shoes are typically more aware of how regular shoes can actually cause more issues over time if you aren’t wearing the right shoes with the right amount of support in your arches. That’s why so many people switch to zero drop – there’s no need to worry if a particular style of sneaker is right for you since there is no drop in sole thickness, it’s the same size the entire shoe length.
Those who only wear zero drop shoes see normal running shoes as bad and harmful, but there are obviously two sides to every story, and today we are going to touch on the controversy over regular running shoes. When you come back from your run - whether in zero-drop shoes or regular runners, you should reach for your Nootkas Astoria slippersto help refresh your feet. Our Astoria slippers are zero drop, padded for comfort and let your feet stretch and land naturally and neutrally. They're the perfect compliment to your post-workout glow.
Believe it or not, the fight over normal running shoes and zero drop running shoes is much bigger than you’d expect. There are extremists on both sides, and then there are those in the middle.
The people who are for zero drop shoes believe that our feet should be treated just as any other body part and we should take care of our feet – they’re the only ones we get. The people who are for zero drop shoes make the following argument when it comes to zero drop vs regular running shoes:
Now for the other side of the controversy… Some people are so against zero drop shoes and can’t believe that other people wear them. Here’s what this side has to say about zero drop shoes:
Your foot health is extremely important to your overall body health. If your feet are bothering you, odds are another body part such as your knees, hips, back, or neck is bothering you. Everything in your body is connected so if one thing is off, all things are off. There are so many different factors that help promote long-term foot health, but here are some of our favorite tips:
Yes, there is a way to do it! Keeping your feet strong and flexible will do wonders for their health long-term. Doing foot exercises daily or weekly can help to keep them healthy for the years ahead.
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