Athletics is a cheap sport to take up, all you need is a good pair of running shoes and your ready to go!
To reduce the risk of injuries and to get the full benefit from training, it is important to have the right pair of running shoes. Proper footwear can help to correct imbalances such as over-pronation and inefficient gait. The videos below give a rough description of such imbalances.
WHAT STRIDE PATTERN HAVE YOU?
If you are unsure wheter you are an over-pronator, a supinator or neutral, make sure to talk to someone with footwear expertise. A selected few sports shops in Cork offer VIDEO GAIT ANALYSIS and should be able to provide you with the proper pair of footwear. Happy running!