miles on your running shoes
02/16/2015 11:25:12 AM
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How many miles should I put on a pair of running shoes before I replace them?
How many miles should I put on a pair of running shoes before I replace them?
02/16/2015 7:46:50 PM
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Some brands hold up longer then others, but each should mention a life expectancy on their return policy page. I don't actually know how many I get, but it's around 400-450. When they start feeling dead, I pick up a new pair. [url=http://talk.brooksrunning.com/2011/11/25/how-often-should-you-replace-running-shoes/]Brooks post on when to replace shoes.[/url]
Some brands hold up longer then others, but each should mention a life expectancy on their return policy page. I don't actually know how many I get, but it's around 400-450. When they start feeling dead, I pick up a new pair.

Brooks post on when to replace shoes.
02/16/2015 9:21:38 PM
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@KYXCCoach I was always told 6 months or 600 miles, whichever comes first. That assumes the shoes are pretty much used for running only.
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I was always told 6 months or 600 miles, whichever comes first. That assumes the shoes are pretty much used for running only.
02/17/2015 8:59:07 AM
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I would only put 350-400 miles on them at the most. Anymore than that and you are pushing it.
I would only put 350-400 miles on them at the most. Anymore than that and you are pushing it.
02/17/2015 8:30:35 PM
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Looks like I am close to being done with my shoes then that I bought in October.
Looks like I am close to being done with my shoes then that I bought in October.
02/21/2015 6:58:20 PM
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Any help with a blister?
Any help with a blister?
02/22/2015 1:22:14 AM
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@jonathan Depends on the stage of the blister and where it is located (back of the heel, bottom of the foot, between the toes). If the blister is small enough, you can cut a "doughnut" hole out of moleskin to keep your shoe from pressing against the blister. Michelle has used the small sleeves that you slide over your toe. I think she bought those at [url=http://www.walmart.com/ip/Pedifix-Tubular-Foam-Toe-Bandages-3ct/19224869?action=product_interest&action_type=title&placement_id=irs-106-t1&strategy=PWVUB&visitor_id=AiTpTIzSmDqc0yltnDQLRM&category=&client_guid=79af8569-853b-48d8-8e7a-61d2f784be5a&customer_id_enc=f207d7d7-1c5b-175e-e044-001517f43a86&config_id=106&parent_item_id=19224877&parent_anchor_item_id=19224877&guid=d26cf557-5a69-4732-b6b0-c5cc31b964b1&bucket_id=irsbucketdefault&beacon_version=1.0.1&findingMethod=p13n]Wal-Mart[/url]. I like the [url=http://newskinproducts.com/liquid-bandages/liquid-bandage/]New Skin[/url] liquid bandage because it creates a protective barrier and is an antiseptic. As soon as I feel a hot spot, I paint it with New Skin to prevent the blister. As far as popping the blister, you have to be careful about infection. If you think a blister is painful, imagine what an infected one feels like. Also, I've had large blisters that became way more sensitive after completely draining them. I think leaving some fluid provides some padding.
@jonathan Depends on the stage of the blister and where it is located (back of the heel, bottom of the foot, between the toes). If the blister is small enough, you can cut a "doughnut" hole out of moleskin to keep your shoe from pressing against the blister. Michelle has used the small sleeves that you slide over your toe. I think she bought those at Wal-Mart. I like the New Skin liquid bandage because it creates a protective barrier and is an antiseptic. As soon as I feel a hot spot, I paint it with New Skin to prevent the blister.

As far as popping the blister, you have to be careful about infection. If you think a blister is painful, imagine what an infected one feels like. Also, I've had large blisters that became way more sensitive after completely draining them. I think leaving some fluid provides some padding.
02/22/2015 12:43:22 PM
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@jscott It is a forming one so I will try some new skin. Thanks
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It is a forming one so I will try some new skin.

Thanks

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