5) You always wear the same pair
If you always wear the same pair of sneakers you could be shortening the lifespan of your kicks while also increasing your risk for result-wrecking overuse injuries. According to a 2013 Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports study, runners who rotate between multiple pairs of shoes reduce their risk of injury by 39%, compared to runners who stick to one pair. Why? Researchers aren’t certain, but it may be because various shoes distribute impact forces differently, which helps reduce repetitive strain on the same areas of the body. “Rotate between two or three different models with the proper pronation support for your foot,” suggests Henwood.
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