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"If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything"
We have and continue to see a major shake up occurring in the conventional wisdom surrounding athletic footwear. The pendulum is swinging, and ironically many of folk who ran in the minimal offerings of a few years ago, are now the same people running in the maximal offerings of today. As companies enter the market place and start throwing money around, without standing for something, people will fall for anything.
Can the parallel use of different running shoes decrease running-related injury risk?
A study by Malisoux et al (2013) explored the hypothesis that runners who use more than one pair of shoes in parallel would be at a lower risk of sustaining running related injuries. The study monitored 264 runners over a five month period. The prerequisites were that runners were at least 18 years of age, and running at least once per week.