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shop­ping for ath­letic shoes, don’t as­sume that higher-priced mod­els are bet­ter. Ac­cord­ing to the Bri­tish Jour­nal of Sports Medicine, ex­pen­sive mod­els pro­vided no more cushioning or shock ab­sorp­tion than cheaper ones when peo­ple walked or ran on a tread­mill. More­over, the pricier shoes were not more com­fort­able. What­ever your shoe cost, re­place them af­ter 300 to 500 miles of run­ning or the equiv­a­lent amount of wear and tear.

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