When you get that new pair of running shoes, do not immediately start to run in them. Walk around the house for a few days in them and wear the shoes when running errands around town. Wear them to work if you're allowed. This will also provide a good snapshot of how your new running shoes fit. If the new running shoes do not feel right when walking around, they definitely will not work for you during a run.
Phase Them in
Now that you have worn them around the house for a few days and they feel good, you need to actually start running in the shoes. Phase the new shoes into your running routine gradually. For instance if you typically run five days a week, use the new shoes for only a day or two for the first two weeks. Then, gradually increase their use until the new running shoes are used for every single run. This gives you a chance to make a real life comparison between the old shoe and the new shoe. If there is any noticeable change in foot discomfortRead More »from How to Break in Running Shoes